Rahul Batra - Hudson McKenzie

Rahul Batra


Rahul is a Partner and Head of the firm’s Business Immigration group and is dual-qualified, licensed to practice law in India and the UK. He is often seen advising clients on complexities surrounding Sponsor Licence Applications, Illegal Working, Immigration Audits, European free movement rights, complex Tier 2 compliance issues consulting on risk management and remediation strategies, Van der Elst visas, Tier 1 Investor, Innovator and Start-up applications.

Various legal directories cite that “Rahul comes highly recommended by sources and has complementary experience advising on immigration issues having a comprehensive grasp of the entire spectrum of immigration law, attaining effusive recommendations from senior market sources”. To cite one client: “He gets the relevant points very quickly and takes time to understand our business”.

Other recent client quotes, describe Rahul as “a tremendously clever lawyer” who “is really on the ball” and “on top of the case”, someone who “continues to impress” with his “wide-ranging immigration and corporate law expertise” and as a lawyer who “is thorough, gives great quality of response and timely, sound, practical and empathetic advice”. Rahul has also been recognised in Legal 500 as a noted immigration practitioner.

Acting for many of the firm’s highest profile corporate clients, from major multinationals to start-up businesses, as well as high net worth individuals, Rahul notably has considerable experience in the TMT, Oil & Gas and professional services sectors- his clients including insurance businesses, law firms, management consultancies, IT companies, the fashion and the arts industry.

On the private immigration side, Rahul works closely with international wealth managers and family offices and primarily advises high net-worth clients from the Middle East, India, Russia, China and the US who require bespoke UK immigration and citizenship solutions.

Rahul also has a proven track record of delivering high quality relocation programme management services to multi-national clients and has vast experience in Policy Development and Benchmarking, Programme Implementation, Supplier Sourcing and Mobility Outsourcing and Procure.

As an excellent speaker Rahul is often invited to present to clients, lawyers and contacts across the world on immigration topics. He is also a regular contributor to various well-known publications including Legal Business and The Lawyer.

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Rahul works with a wide range of clients both small and large transferring staff to the UK. He also assists high net worth individuals seeking tailored solutions to reside in the UK.


  • Microsoft
  • Newland Chase
  • Ernst & Young LLP
  • Deloitte LLP


  • QLTT, BPP Law School London
  • Postgraduate (LLM) in Intellectual Property & Corporate Law, Cardiff Law School
  • Bachelors in Law (LLB), University of Delhi
  • Bachelors in Economics & Business Management, University of Delhi