Managing Partner, Krida Legal
Vidushpat is the managing partner at Krida Legal and is an advocate registered with the Delhi Bar Council. He is a member of the Election Oversight Panel of World Athletics (IAAF). He has been a member of the Independent Appeals Committee of World Sailing.
Vidushpat advises on issues pertaining to esports, new age investing (e.g Digital Currencies and NFT’s), 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 also advised on M&A in the sports and gaming sector.
He is a member of the Supreme Court Bar Association, FICCI National Sports Committee, Gaming and Leisure Group of UK-India Business Council, Regulatory Commission of the Indian Super League, Legal Committees’ of All India Gaming Federation, The Online Rummy Federation and Indian Federation of Sports Gaming, the Gaming Group of Internet and Mobile Association of India. He is also a member of the managing committee of Sportscom, India’s first sport centric business chamber. He has been a member of the Governing Body of the Sports Authority of India and the All India Sports Council.
Vidushpat is the Co-author of the book, ‘Law and Sports in India’. He was involved in drafting the National Sports Development Bill, the Prevention of Sporting Fraud Bill and the Anti-Doping Bill 2018 for Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and has assisted the Justice Mudgal Doping Probe Committee and the National Sports Development Code Committee. He was the secretary of the committee appointed by the Supreme Court to probe fixing in the Indian Premier League. 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 has completed a LL.M in Sports Law from the DeMontfort University, Leicester; MBA specializing in Human Resources and a LL.B from the Government Law College, Mumbai.