Mrs. Diana Claxton-Whittaker is a versatile attorney-at-law with expertise in the fields of Citizenship by Investment (CBI), Corporate Law, Trust and Corporate Services, and Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing (AML/CFT) regulatory obligations. Before starting her own legal firm-Claxton Whittaker & Associates, Diana gained years of experience by successfully and efficiently performing the joint roles of Legal Advisor and Compliance Officer at one of Nevis’ leading Financial Services company which was established in 1994. Diana is one of the few lawyers in the Federation with experience in processing applications for the various CBI Programmes in the Caribbean as well as Vanuatu. She has also used her extensive knowledge to promote the CBI Programmes, especially St. Kitts and Nevis, at conferences both regionally and internationally.
Diana obtained her Bachelor of Laws degree with Honours from the University of the West Indies in 2012 and subsequently acquired her Legal Education Certificate from the Norman Manley Law School in 2014. She has also gained the accreditation of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist and is now taking steps to become a certified Trust and Estate Practitioner.