Anil Malhotra has been a practising advocate since September 1983. He attained bachelor of science (1980) and bachelor of laws (professional) (1983) degrees from Panjab University, Chandigarh and an LLM degree from the University of London (1985). He studied comparative family law at the London School of Economics alongside law and society at the School of Oriental and African Studies.
For over 35 years, Mr Malhotra has acted as an Indian expert to render reports in foreign courts on appointments by the bench in overseas jurisdictions. He conducts matters in Indian courts pertaining to interpretation and application of foreign court orders regarding divorce decrees, child abduction, custody, maintenance, adoption, surrogacy and family-related issues for non-resident Indians (NRIs).
He has co-authored a number of books, including Acting for Non-Resident Indian Clients (Jordans 2005), India, NRIs and the Law (Universal 2009 and 2011), Surrogacy in India: A Law in the Making (Universal 2013), International Indians and the Law (Universal 2014), Surrogacy in India: A Law in the Making – Revisited (Universal 2016), India, Inter Country Parental Child Removal and the Law (Universal 2016) and The Removed Child and the Law in India (Universal 2018).