Amrut Joshi


Amrut founded GLA in 2011, after having previously worked with some of India’s most reputed law firms. He is a seasoned corporate and commercial lawyer with 19 years of post-qualification experience. He chairs the firm’s Venture Capital, Mergers & Acquisitions, Sports and Gaming, Technology and Impact Investing Practices.

During his career, Amrut has worked with several of India’s hottest startups, reputed venture capital and private equity firms, impact investment firms, consulting firms, social enterprises, angel investors, sports franchises and sportspersons.

Amrut has written and spoken extensively on a range of hot-button corporate, technology and sports law issues. He has also taught courses on sports law and gaming laws at leading law schools and business schools in India.

In August 2020, Amrut was chosen to serve as a consultant to organisations who are part of the prestigious Stanford Seed Transformation Program. In July 2021, he graduated as a fellow from the inaugural cohort of the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) Impact Investment Fellowship.

He is also an alum of the prestigious Australia India Youth Dialogue and is currently one of the ambassadors of the German Indian Startup Exchange Program.

Amrut graduated from National Law School of India University, Bengaluru in 2003.



◉ Sports and Gaming
◉ Education and Healthcare
◉ Impact Investing

Practice Areas

◉ Corporate Law
◉ Venture Capital
◉ Mergers & Acquisitions
◉ Commercial Contracts
◉ Technology

Recent Work

◉ Representing a seed stage investment fund on various portfolio investments, including on multiple rounds of funding in a spacetech startup, electric mobility startup, a scooter rental startup and in cloud computing startups.
◉ Representing the India subsidiary of a global intelligent customer service solutions provider focused on mobile app, gaming and new economy clients, on its acquisition by a Canadian-headquartered leader in the customer care industry.
◉ Advising a fast-growing healthcare startup on all its corporate governance issues and operational issues- including procurement, sales, marketing, employee benefits and relations, and investor relations.

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