Newland Chase Directors Are Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders

February 2, 2020

Each year, Who’s Who Legal publishes it’s Thought Leaders: Global Elite report of the foremost legal experts from across the globe in various practice areas relating to business. This year’s edition includes more than 120 professionals in 47 practice areas nominated by their peers and clients.

Newland Chase is proud to have two of its lawyers and managing directors, Daniela Lima, Managing Director, Americas and Jane Pilkington, Managing DIrector, Ireland, recognized as global thought leaders this year in the area of corporate immigration.

“We are so pleased that Daniela and Jane have been recognized as the world-class attorneys and thought leaders that we know them to be. And it’s also great to see them recognized by their peers in the international legal community.”

– Steven Diehl, Global Managing Director, Newland Chase

Daniela Lima – Managing Director of Newland Chase Americas – leads a team of more than 80 consultants based in our São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro offices.

A lawyer and MBA, Daniela is a recognized expert and frequent speaker at international conferences on all aspects of corporate and individual immigration to the various Latin American markets.

In addition to her expertise in corporate immigration, Daniela excels at building strong international teams and has been instrumental in Newland Chase’s rapid growth in the Brazilian market. View Daniela’s full bio here.



Jane Pilkington – Newland Chase’s Managing Director in Ireland – has been advising Irish and international corporations and individuals as a lawyer in Irish immigration for nearly 20 years.

Recognized both in Ireland and internationally as one of the preeminent experts on Irish immigration law, Jane is a frequent speaker at international conferences.

Prior to joining Newland Chase, she was a partner in one of Ireland’s largest international corporate law firms, where she led the firm’s business immigration practice. View Jane’s full bio here.



Newland Chase, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CIBT, is the leading global provider of immigration and visa services for corporations and individuals with over 1,700 expert immigration and visa professionals, attorneys and qualified migration consultants located in over 70 offices in 25 countries.