5-Year B.A., LL.B. (Hons.)
B.A., LL.B.(Hons.), National Law School of India University, Bangalore (2000)
B.C.L., University of Oxford (2001)
M.Sc. (Eco & Soc Hist), University of Oxford (2002)
LL.M., Harvard Law School, (2003)
Qualified to practice in India and California, Nandan specialises in sports law, technology law, governance and regulation. He is the Founder and Principal Lawyer at LawNK, co-founder and Managing Trustee of GoSports Foundation, a National Award-winning organization for elite athletes, and co-founder of the Sports and Society Accelerator. He was involved with drafting the Target Olympic Podium Scheme, was a member of the committee to re-draft the National Sports Code that sets the standard for governance of national sports federations, of the NITI Aayog constituted Working Group for the policy paper on a national Justice Stack, and of several sports committees at the state and central government level.
Nandan is a frequent columnist and speaker on matters relating to sports, technology and law, and was the Co-Editor of Go! India’s Sports Transformation, Penguin Random House, 2019, and edited and contributed to Law Relating to Computers, Internet and E-Commerce: A Guide to Cyberlaws and the Information Technology Act, 2000 – Universal Law Publishing Co, Delhi.
Nandan has represented the Karnataka state junior teams in cricket.
- Episode 238: The State of Indian Sport The Seen and the Unseen podcast, with Amit Varma and Joy Bhattacharjya, August 16, 2021.
- Episode 113, LawinSport podcast with Sean Cottrell, August 2021.
- Great sporting nations are built on collaborative efforts, Deccan Herald, August 8, 2021.
- Emerging from the shadows: The evolving legal treatment of fantasy sports in India, International Sports Law Journal, July 1, 2021 (co-authored with Abhinav Shrivastava and R. Seshank Shekar).
- Navigating the challenges of digital citizenship, Business Standards, June 24, 2021
- Why India needs a sports regulator, Mint, August 31, 2018.
- The way forward for sports federations, Sportstar, September 19, 2017.
- Fighting sports corruption in India: A review of the National Sports Ethics Commission Bill, 2016, LawinSport, July 1, 2016.
- Levelling Up: Functional Equivalence And The Regulatory Treatment Of Online Gaming In India, RGNUL Student Law Review Sp Edn 2015 (co-authored with Abhinav Shrivastava)
- Should the law beat a retweet? Rationalising liability standards for sharing of digital content, Indian Journal of Law and Technology, Vol 9, 2013