LawNK is a boutique firm based in Bengaluru (Bangalore), India which focuses on sports, gaming, privacy and data security, advertising, media and entertainment, commercial, technology, healthcare, intellectual property laws, policy and legal reform. Established in 2006, we are widely considered India’s premier sports and gaming law practice. Guided by our core belief that capable lawyers have the power to fuel excellence, we bring a practical yet sound approach to legal practice, with a primary focus on the growing Indian sports, media, healthcare and technology ecosystems. Our service offerings bring together client-centric solutions and a solid grounding in law, making us the counsel of choice to numerous clients across the spectrum of industries and stages of development. 

Recent representations include the incorporation and establishment of the Indian Cricketers’ Association, advising the BCCI Electoral Officer on the conduct of the BCCI elections, and representing the International Cricket Council and other cricket boards on Indian legal issues. Our clients include franchises, clubs, teams, sponsors, marketers, broadcasters, licensees, gaming platforms, athletes, governing bodies, leagues, sports promoters, academies, representatives, not-for-profits organisations, player associations and government agencies. 

We have been ranked –

  • An Award Winning Firm in Media, Entertainment and Sports Laws at the Indian Business Law Journal Awards (2020).
  • Among India's Best Boutique Law Firms to Work by Vahura (2018). Ranked first among Boutique Firms in the Firm Leadership and Pride categories.
  • Among India’s 50 top IP law firms - India Business Law Journal (2013).
  • Among Asia’s 50 best young specialist law firms - Asian Legal Business (2011).

We have founded and our team supports the initiatives of The Sports Law & Policy Centre, Bengaluru, India’s only independent think-tank focused on interdisciplinary research, scholarship, education and institutional support for public and private enterprises in areas relating to the legal, policy and ethical issues affecting amateur and professional sports in India.

Leadership Team


  1. Nandan Kamath, Principal Lawyer


  1. Roshan Gopalakrishna, Counsel 


  1. Abhinav Shrivastava, Counsel 


  1. Seshank Shekar, Senior Associate 


  1. Nihal Zachariah, Senior Associate


  1. Shan Kohli, Senior Associate


Advisory, Strategy, Structuring, Rights Management, Rights Protection, Commercial Contracting, Investment, Fundraising, Risk Assessment, Risk Management, Foreign Exchange Management, Regulatory, Documentation, Disputes Strategy and Support, Negotiation, Representation, Leagues, Endorsements, Sponsorships, Scholarships, Licensing, Merchandising, Broadcasting, Copyright, Trademark, Privacy, Data Security, Policy, Governance.

Sports Expertise

Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Cricket, Esports, Fantasy Gaming, Football, Kabaddi, Mixed, Martial Arts, Motorsport, Parasports, Table Tennis, Tennis.


  • Street: First Floor, “Oorve”, No. 60, Munimarappa Road, Off. Nandidurga Road
  • Postcode: 560046
  • City: Bangalore
  • State: Karnataka
  • Country: India


  • Telephone: + 91 80 4866 6388
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  • Nandan Kamath

    Nandan Kamath

    Principal Lawyer
    • +91 80 4099 3531
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  • Roshan Gopalakrishna

    Roshan Gopalakrishna

    Counsel (Sports & Entertainment)
    • + 91 98861 33216
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