Aahna Mehrotra


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Founder, AM Sports Law & Management Co. and Partner, TMT Law Practice.

Ms. Aahna Mehrotra is the Principal Lawyer at AM Sports Law and Management Co and a Partner at TMT Law Practice. She was called to the Bar in May, 2011 and has gained considerable exposure through her experiences at different institutions worldwide.

After completing her law degree from ILS Law College, Pune, Aahna worked at TMT Law Practice for a year, before leaving for her Master in Entertainment and Sports Law from UCLA, School of Law. During her year at UCLA, Aahna worked in the Intellectual Property and Anti-Piracy department at Warner Bros., which helped in polishing her skills in the American system. She returned to India in 2013 and worked as a legal counsel on some of the biggest sports’ intellectual properties and further enhanced her skills by pursuing a second Master’s degree in Sports Law from ISDE, Madrid in 2015.

While TMT Law Practice is a full service law firm founded in 2008, AM Sports Law and Management Co. was founded by Aahna in May, 2017. They are actively involved in the day-to-day affairs of the business of sports. Apart from working on matters in various High Courts across the country and the National Anti-Doping Tribunal, they regularly advise clients on matters relating to league formulation, transfer of players, disputes pertaining to selection of athletes, arbitration, intellectual property rights, media and broadcasting rights, sponsorship and merchandising agreements, fantasy sports and contract law.

Aahna has been instrumental in setting up some of the major franchise-based leagues in India and serves as a visiting faculty at several institutions of repute. She is a member of the Arbitrational Tribunal constituted by a state football federation. Amongst her most notable publications is co-authoring the second edition of the book ‘Law and Sports in India’ published by LexisNexis.

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Anti-Doping, Contractual / Commercial matters, Disciplinary Matters, Dispute Resolution, eSports, Governance / Regulatory work
American football, Aquatic and underwater sports and activities , Aquatics, Archery, Athletics, Australian football, Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Biathlon, Billiard Sports, Bobsleigh, Bodybuilding, Bowling, Boxing, Canoe, Chess, Cricket, Curling, Cycling, DanceSport, Endurance, Equestrian, Fencing, Football/Soccer, Golf, Gymnastics, Handball, Hockey, Ice hockey, Inline hockey, Judo, Karate, Lacrosse, Mixed martial arts, Modern pentathlon, Motor sport, Motorcycle sports, Paralympic sport, Powerboating, Powerlifting, Roller sport, Rowing, Rugby, Sailing, Sambo, Shooting, Skating, Skeleton, Skiing, Soft tennis, Softball, Squash, Surfing, Table tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Touch, Trampoline, Triathlon, Volleyball, Wakeboard, Waterpolo, Waterski, Weightlifting, Wrestling, Yachting
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