Suzanne de Lint stands out in this year's research for her leading work in the international immigration management space. She offers clients over 25 years of experience.
Suzanne leads the allied immigration practice of Deloitte LLP in Canada. Deloitte's global immigration team includes 1700 immigration professionals covering more than 135 countries. The de Lint team numbers over 100 at four locations across Canada. Suzanne's responsibilities also include leading the firm's Chilean immigration practice and the Toronto-area community-focused Impact activities.
Suzanne has over 25 years of experience in immigration law, including a position as global head of immigration of a major network. She is well known for her leadership in global immigration management and enduring client relationships predicated on trust and transparency, and making the complex simple.
During her career, Suzanne has assisted companies with the development, implementation and evolution of their immigration programs from concept and policy through to process and technology. She is regularly consulted to advise on issue resolution and has negotiated on behalf of clients with government authorities in numerous countries including personal meetings in Brazil, Colombia, the European Union, France, Iceland, Ireland and Spain.
Suzanne is recognised as a leading immigration lawyer in WWL: Corporate Immigration and a leading practitioner in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory. She is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the International Bar Association, the Law Society of Upper Canada, and a member and past regional chair of the Canadian Employment Relocation Council (CERC). Suzanne is a board member of G(irls)20, a Canadian headquartered not-for-profit active globally to advance opportunities for young women and future leaders. As a result of her expertise, she is a frequent speaker on various immigration topics at professional events, and has written for and been featured in a variety of global immigration publications and news articles.