Vidushpat Singhania

Managing Partner


Vidushpat is amongst the leading Sports & Gaming lawyers in India and is well recognized and acknowledged worldwide for his advisory and consulting on betting and gambling laws, league formation and rights structuring, FEMA and Tax implications, related commercial transactions and anti-doping disputes. He is also instrumental in drafting of several laws and policies relating to sports and gaming in various jurisdictions and has authored several publications including the title on “Law & Sports in India”, which is a leading reference work. Vidush has represented leading organizations and sportsmen before the Courts, Arbitral Tribunals and Anti-Doping Authorities.

Vidushpat is an advocate registered with the Delhi Bar Council. He has been a member of

  • British Association of Sport and Law
  • International Association of Sports Lawyers
  • Secretary Indian Premier League Probe Committee
  • FICCI National Sports Committee

Member of Governing Body-

  • Sports Authority of India
  • Gaming and Leisure Group of UK-India Business Council
  • Regulatory Commission of the Indian Super League
  • International Association of Gaming Advisors and ASSOCHAM’s Sports Committee

Vidushpat advises on issues pertaining to betting and gambling laws, league formulation and rights structuring, government policies, TV and broadcasting rights, sponsorship and merchandizing contracts, tendering procedure, anti-doping, ticketing, venue hire and brand protection. He has advised sports leagues on regulations, a race club on entertainment tax anda number of companies offering poker and rummy services on betting and gambling laws, corporate structuring, FEMA issues, payments systems and dispute resolution.

Vidushpat has represented the Commonwealth Games Federation and the Athletic Federation of India before Court of Arbitration for Sports, a renowned cricketer before the BCCI’s Anti-Doping Panel and a few sportspersons before the National Anti-Doping Panels.Vidushpat is the Co-author of the book, ‘Law and Sports in India’ and he has written articles for the International Sports Law Journal, World Sports Law Report, online sports portals and various national dailies. He was involved in drafting the National Sports Development Bill and the Prevention of Sporting Fraud Bill for Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, has assisted the Justice Mudgal Doping Probe Committee, the National Sports Development Code Committee and Asian Football Confederation’s Governance Task Force. He was a member of the committee established by the Ministry of HRD considering the integration of sports within the higher education system. He also advised on the Right to Play Bill (Haryana), Slum Dwellers Model Act and the Rickshaw Pullers Act.