Our firm is renowned as a leader among immigration service providers. We provide clients with a dedicated core team with in-depth technical skills and knowledge to cover the area of expertise required for their business. Our professionals have both in-house and client advisory experience and come from a combination of backgrounds including magic circle law firms, Big-4 consulting firms, ex-Government and industry as well as private practice.
Our combined experience ensures that our advice and solutions are tailored to exceed your expectations. The team is devoted to being subject matter experts and ensure that they are fully up to date with legislative changes as they occur.
We are renowned for our responsiveness, our comprehensive advice and the high touch service we provide to our loyal client base.
Managing Director, Mexico
As MD of Newland Chase’s Mexico operations, Enrique Arellano is the founder and senior partner of Enrique Arellano Rincon Abogados SC, a law firm specialising in Mexican corporate immigration law since 1976.
Client Services Manager
As Client Services Manager, Kirsten Berlan focuses on providing customized corporate immigration strategies and their service delivery to corporations operating on an international scale. Kirsten has more than 10 years’ experience in the corporate immigration sector.
Managing Director, EMEA
As Managing Director of the EMEA region, Irene Boccardo leads the firm’s business development and client management and service delivery in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
Senior Manager, Immigration Resources
As Senior Manager of Immigration Resources, Maude Burger-Smith oversees the knowledge management, training, and partner provider network that supports the company’s global immigration specialists.
As an Immigration Director, Tony Butterworth specializes in all aspects of UK immigration for companies operating in diverse array of industry sectors in the UK.
Vice President of Global Human Resources
Leslie Cahill joined the organization in 2015 and has been instrumental, both in hands-on and leadership capacities, in Newland Chase’s global HR initiatives – including policy design, compensation, performance management, recruiting, workflow development, and training.
Senior Manager, Immigration Systems and Integration
As Senior Manager of the Immigration Systems and Integration team, Larissa Dale develops and implements some of the industry’s best proprietary technology solutions to support Newland Chase globally.
Managing Director, Asia Pacific
Nicolas Derbyshire joined the organization in 2012 as Vice President of Business Development and was appointed Managing Director Asia Pacific in 2013. Under Nic’s effective leadership, the company’s presence in APAC has grown to become a leading provider of mobility services.
Global Managing Director
As Global Managing Director, Steven Diehl spearheads Newland Chase’s focus on expanding and providing specialized corporate immigration services to a diverse portfolio of multinational, national, and NGO clients.
President and Chief Executive Officer
As President and Chief Executive Officer, John Donoghue’s leadership has been responsible for Newland Chase’s rapid rise to an industry-leading corporate immigration provider to many of the world’s largest and most successful multinational corporations.
Immigration Director, Australia
As Immigration Director of Australia, Helen Duncan leads the firm’s extensive corporate immigration practice in Australia.
As an Immigration Director, Darren Faife specializes in UK corporate immigration for multinational companies and foreign entrepreneurs operating in the UK.
Chief Information Officer
Pete Fox joined the organization as CIO in September of 2009. Pete is responsible for all aspects of the company’s technical strategy and operations including Software Development, Networks Management, Data Centres, and Digital Security.
Regional Managing Director, Europe
Florent Frapolli joined the organization in 2012 and is the Managing Director of the European region. Under his leadership, the company has made a series of highly successful acquisitions and expanded across 12 countries in Europe.
As an Operational Manager, Cristiane Gadelha oversees the service delivery of the team in the Rio de Janeiro office. Cristiane has 10 years’ experience in the immigration field in Brazil.
Client Services Manager
As Client Services Manager, Holly Galea focuses on identifying client needs and delivering customized immigration solutions to corporations operating on an international scale.
Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer, Bill Garrahan has built Newland Chase’s global financial organization and infrastructure. Prior to joining the company, Bill held senior management positions in corporate finance and development at MCI, XO Communications and Lehman Brothers.
As an Immigration Manager, Csilla Gazafi provides both hands-on and oversight of all aspects of global immigration services for our corporate clients, including advising HR and mobility departments on immigration compliance.
Managing Director, India
As Managing Director of India, Rohan Ghatge leads the firm’s business development and client management and service delivery in India.
Maria Del Carmen Guevara
Operations Director and Account Manager
Maria Carmen is a key member of Arellano Abogados team and has been one of the drivers of the firm's rapid growth. She directs operations for Arellano Abogados in the City of Puebla, and is responsible for some of our largest customers.
Global Immigration Counsel
As Global Immigration Counsel, Neha Hemmad consults with corporations on employee immigration and mobility.
Immigration Manager and Counsel
As Immigration Manger and Counsel, Victor Herrera focuses on corporate immigration law for many of the largest multinational companies operating in Mexico.
Vice President, Productivity and Governance
As Vice President, of Productivity and Governance, David Jose focuses on UK corporate immigration and sponsorship and immigration compliance for companies with foreign national employees in the UK.
As an Immigration Manager, Erdiana Kamarudin specializes in corporate immigration for companies operating in the APAC region.
Vice President of Global Immigration
As VP of Global Immigration, Sophy King leads Newland Chase’s regional centres in London, Houston, and Singapore, as well as overseeing our partner network management team, software implementation team, global knowledge management team, and global client services team.
Managing Director, UK
Antonio is our Managing Director and manages the operations in our UK offices. He also provides bespoke immigration solutions for individual and corporate clients as a specialist in complex investment, family, and employment immigration.
Managing Director, Asia
Voon Lee is the Director of Operations for Newland Chase Asia-Pacific. He is based in Singapore and is responsible for global immigration business development in the APAC region, plus the overall management of Newland Chase's clients in Asia.
As an Immigration Manager, Celeste Li provides hands-on processing and oversight of all aspects of global immigration services for corporations operating in Brazil. A seasoned professional, Celeste has more than 20 years’ experience in Brazilian and global corporate immigration.
Managing Director, Latin America
Daniela is the Managing Director of Newland Chase Latin America and leads a team of 80 consultants working in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Daniela started her career in 1999 and has significant experience in all aspects of immigration.
As an Immigration Manager, Leonardo Mattos provides hands-on processing and oversight of all aspects of global immigration services.
Managing Director, Americas
Rob is a leading expert in global immigration based in our Houston office. He provides advice to companies of all sizes, as well as being responsible for global immigration operations and business development in the Americas region.
Global Immigration Counsel
As Global Immigration Counsel, Daniel Morris consults with corporations on employee immigration and mobility, advises on mobility strategies to achieve business objectives, ensures compliance with changing global immigration laws.
Managing Director, Canada
Based in our Calgary offices, Ken is a senior global operations and business development executive with two decades experience providing global mobility and workforce solutions to a wide range of industries.
Sr. Director, Client Services
As Sr. Director of Client Services, Vanessa Phillips leads a team providing customized client management and service delivery to corporations operating on an international scale.
As an Immigration Manager, Simone Pinheiro provides hands-on processing and oversight of all aspects of global immigration services for companies operating in Brazil.
Client Services Manager
As a Client Services Manager, Deirdre Potter excels in building strong client relationships and developing a strategic approach to support their needs.
As an Immigration Manager, Jacqueline Reyes provides hands-on processing and oversight of all aspects of global immigration services.
Vice President, Senior Global Immigration Counsel
Jason L. Rogers, BA JD, is Newland Chase's Senior Global Immigration Counsel. He is responsible for overseeing client immigration programs and providing high level consultation responses.
Raquel Gomez Salas
Counsel, Global Immigration (Europe)
As Counsel for Global Immigration, Raquel Gómez Salas specializes in European Union immigration, consulting with corporations on employee immigration and mobility, ensuring compliance with changing EU immigration laws, and overseeing necessary in-country filings in the EU.
Vice President, Corporate Immigration, Canada
As Vice President of Corporate Immigration for Canada, Heidi Stephens leads the team of Canadian Immigration Specialists focusing on corporate immigration to Canada.
National Client Services Manager
As National Client Services Manager in Australia, Adam Strauss focuses on designing customized corporate immigration solutions and their service delivery to corporations operating in the APAC region.
Jacinta manages the Newland Chase Melbourne office. She leads a team of 20 multinational immigration consultants working with an international customer base including some of Australia's largest businesses, educational institutions, and Government departments as well as individual clients.
As an Immigration Manager, Itzel Vargas specializes in Mexican as well as global immigration law. Itzel serves many of the firm’s largest international corporate clients operating in Mexico.
Manager, Business Development & Client Service Department
Debora Verencio began working at Newland Chase in 2011 in the immigration department. She has served in various roles including account management and team leader responsible for delivering tailored immigration services and strategies to a diverse portfolio of corporate clients.
As an Immigration Manager, Karen Vivanco focuses on the global immigration needs for multinational companies located in Mexico.
Director, Client Services
As Director of Client Services, Bodil Walker leads a team providing customized client management and service delivery to corporations operating on an international scale.
Managing Director, Australia
As Managing Director of Australia, Michael Wall leads the firm’s business development, client management and service delivery in Australia.
Senior Vice President of North American Operations
Sandi joined the organization in 2010 and has served as Senior Vice President of the North America region since 2013. She has an extensive background in customer service, sales, and marketing with particular expertise in developing strategies to increase customer satisfaction.
As an Immigration Director, Annette Wright specializes in UK corporate immigration for companies employing foreign talent in the UK.
Immigration Manager, China
As an Immigration Manager, Yuki Wu provides hands-on processing and oversight of all aspects of corporate immigration services in China.
Managing Director, China
As Managing Director for China, Wendy Xie leads Newland Chase’s client management and service delivery in China headquartered in our Shanghai office. Her team focuses both on inbound immigration to China and supporting Chinese companies assigning employees abroad.