Vidushpat Singhania

Vidushpat Singhania

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Vidushpat is an advocate registered with the Delhi Bar Council. He has been a member of the British Association of Sport and Law, the International Association of Sports Lawyers, the International Association of Gaming Advisors, All India Council of Sports, and secretary of the Indian Premier League Probe Committee. He is a member of the Election Oversight Panel of World Athletics Gaming and Leisure Group of UK–India Business Council, Sportscom, the Regulatory Commission of the Indian Super League and the FICCI National Sports Committee.

Vidushpat advises on issues pertaining to betting and gambling laws, sports’ league formulation and rights structuring, government policies, TV and broadcasting rights, sponsorship and merchandising contracts, tendering procedure, anti-doping, ticketing, venue hire and brand protection.

Vidushpat is co-author of the book Law and Sports in India and has written articles for the International Sports Law Journal, World Sports Law Report, online sport portals and various national dailies. He was involved in drafting the National Sports Development Bill, the Prevention of Sporting Fraud Bill and the National Sports Development Code for Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, and has assisted the Justice Mudgal Doping Probe Committee. He was a member of the committee established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development 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.

He has completed an LLM in Sports Law from the DeMontfort University, Leicester; an MBA specialising in Human Resources and an LLB from the Government Law College, Mumbai.

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