Newland Chase Announces New UK Managing Directors

Newland Chase is excited to announce its two new Managing Directors in the United Kingdom. While their faces are not exactly “new” to the UK team – Darren Faife and Tony Butterworth now have new positions and responsibilities as Managing Directors of the company’s operations in the UK. With the rapid growth in Newland Chase’s business in the UK, Darren and Tony will now jointly co-lead the team in the UK. Their team in the UK now numbers more than 100 members focused on inbound UK immigration.

“I’ve had an opportunity to get to know Darren and Tony over the past year and a half and continue to be impressed by their passion for service excellence, their drive to deliver results, and the integrity that they bring to their roles – the same values that shape and guide Newland Chase.”

- Steven Diehl, Global Managing Director, Newland Chase

Together, Darren and Tony have a combined 40+ years of experience guiding teams and clients through the challenging landscape of UK corporate immigration. For years, both have held integral leadership positions in the Newland Chase operation in the UK. Their elevation to the positions of Managing Directors only confirms their long-standing leadership and strengthens Newland Chase’s already world-class team in the UK.


Darren Faife joined Newland Chase as head of Dearson Winyard International, after the firm’s acquisition by CIBT in 2017. For more than 20 years, Darren owned and led Dearson Winyard as one of the UK’s top providers of corporate immigration services. Darren is a frequent featured speaker on UK corporate immigration to industry organisations, having a particular passion for supporting the UK’s fast-growing tech start-up scene.

Tony Butterworth joined Newland Chase as head of Ferguson Snell & Associates, after the firm’s acquisition by CIBT in 2017. For almost 20 years, Tony led Ferguson Snell, building it into one of the UK’s premier immigration firms. Prior to that, he had served a seven-year tenure as Executive Officer for the UK government’s Home Office. His experience advising companies in the UK cuts across all industry sectors, from UK-based companies to large multinationals.

TonyButterworth_460x600-1Darren and Tony are holding small group sessions and luncheons in the London office with all members of their team to get to know individuals better and discuss how the UK operation is growing and their plans over the coming months. Both Darren and Tony welcome all Newland Chase employees and clients to reach out with any questions, concerns, or contributions as they lay plans for future success in the UK at and

Newland Chase, a CIBT company, is one the world’s leading specialist corporate immigration firms with 60+ offices in 22 countries and a network of trusted partners covering an additional 130+ countries around the globe. The firm supports the corporate immigration needs of Fortune 500 multinationals to small- and medium-sized firms going global in virtually any international destination. Comprised of attorneys, registered immigration consultants, former corporate HR professionals, and former government officials, the UK team serves companies operating in the UK and throughout Europe.   General enquiries regarding Newland Chase’s capabilities in the UK may be addressed to 12th Floor, 1 Angel Court, London EC2R 7HJ, United Kingdom, +44 (0)207 001 2121 or