Aahna Mehrotra

Partner

TMT Law Practice, Mumbai

Aahna Mehrotra

LL.M., BSL LL.B.

Ms. Aahna Mehrotra is 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 schooling from the prestigious Mayo College Girls’ School, Aahna studied law at the ILS Law College, Pune. She then worked at TMT Law Practice, 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 legal system. She further enhanced her skills by pursuing a certificate course in Sports Law held at the University of Cambridge and a second Master’s degree in Sports Law from ISDE, Madrid. She also has a certificate in Sports Law from the Sports Law and Policy Centre, in Italy; a certificate in Intellectual Property from the London School of Economics; a certificate in Entertainment Law from the University of New Hampshire; and attended a certificate course in Sports Law at the University of Geneva, which was held in collaboration with Duke University, U.S.A.

Aahna is actively involved in the day-to-day affairs of the business of sports. She regularly advises clients on matters relating to league formulation, transfer of players, selection disputes, arbitration, intellectual property rights, media and broadcasting rights, sponsorship and merchandising agreements, gaming and betting laws, fantasy sports and contract law. She has been instrumental in setting up some of the major franchise-based leagues, both, in India and abroad and has also worked with several sports start-ups across industries like tech, education, grassroots, media, etc. She serves as a visiting faculty at several sports law and management institutes of repute and is regularly invited to speak at sports conferences.

Aahna serves as the Vice Chairperson on the National Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel and is a member of the Arbitrational Tribunal constituted by Football Delhi. Amongst her most notable publications is co-authoring the second edition of the book ‘Law and Sports in India’ published by LexisNexis.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ROLES

  1. Vice Chairperson, National Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel
  2. Editorial Board Member, LawInSport
  3. Member, Arbitral Tribunal, Football Delhi
  4. Governing Council, Ultimate Table Tennis
  5. Women in Sports Law
  6. Visiting Faculty, FIFA CIES Pillai Sports Management Programme
  7. Visiting Faulty, GISB Sports Management Programme
  8. Supreme Court of India Bar Association
  9. Delhi High Court Bar Association
  10. International Association of Sports Law
  11. ISDE Sports Law Alumni
  12. ASSOCHAM, Sports Council
  13. Women’s Council Young FICCI Ladies Organization
  14. Member, Media & Entertainment Law Society (MELS), College of Legal Studies (CoLS), UPES, Dehradun
  15. Executive Board, Journal for Sports Law, Policy and Governance, NLUJ, Assam

My Industry Sectors

Beyond Technology, Media and Telecom, TMT Law Practice serves a wide variety of diverse industry sectors and its legal challenges, from more conventional BFIS and Infrastructure to the new age Technological and StartUp sectors.

My Practice Areas

Beyond Intellectiual Property Rights, you can rely on TMT Law Practice for diverse Legal competencies from Arbitration to Litigation and from Corporate Disputes to Competition Law, White Collar Crimes, Contracts, Data Privacy and Public Policy to name a few, those we have been serving for a iconic brands and businesses, eversince.

Aahna Mehrotra

  • Master’s Degree in Sports Law, from ISDE Instituto Superior de Derecho y Economia (Class of 2015)
  • LL.M. (I.P. & Sports Law), UCLA School of Law (Class of 2013)
  • Certificate Course in Sports Law, University of Cambridge (Class of 2015)
  • Summer Program – Sports Law & American Law, Duke University School of Law (Class of 2012)
  • BSL LL.B., ILS Law College, Pune (Class of 2011)

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TMT Law Practice

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