Amrut Joshi is the Founder Partner of Gamechanger Sports Ventures (“Gamechanger”), an exciting professional sports consulting start-up with a presence in India and Singapore. Amrut graduated from National Law School of India University, Bangalore in 2003, and worked with some of India’s leading law firms, before founding Gamechanger in October 2011.
Simultaneously, Amrut also founded Gamechanger Law Advisors, a boutique law practice focused on servicing clients in the Sports, Start-ups and Small & Medium Enterprises (SME) segments in India. Over a decade-long career, Amrut has advised on several landmark venture capital, private equity, mergers and acquisitions transactions in India, and also acquired vast experience in working with various constituents of the sports industry.
As a sports lawyer, Amrut has particularly played a critical role in the legal and commercial structuring of several sports leagues in India. He has also represented clients in landmark sport-related litigation, player representation transactions, broadcast rights negotiations, and in licensing & merchandising rights transactions. Amrut is widely published on sports law, and is currently a Member of the Editorial Board of World Sports Law Report, a leading global publication on sports law issues.
At Gamechanger, Amrut has been focused on developing the Firm’s proprietary content platform, www.gamechangerindia.com, to promote awareness on various legal and business issues confronting the sports industry. Amrut and his Gamechanger Team are currently involved in shaping a unique Anti-Doping Education, Advisory and Advocacy initiative, apart from also providing cutting edge sponsorship consulting, digital marketing, football business and cricket business solutions to the global sports market.