Alicia Nicholls is a Barbadian-born trade and development consultant and founder of Caribbean Trade Law & Development. She is also a Consulting Legal Researcher with international law firm, FRANHENDY Attorneys founded by renowned tax and investment attorney, Francoise Hendy.
Alicia’s specialised training in international trade includes a Masters in International Trade Policy with distinction from the University of the West Indies. She also holds the FITT Certificate in International Trade certification from the Ottawa (Canada)-based Forum for International Trade Training (FITT). She has written and presented on several areas of particular importance to small states, including correspondent banking and de-risking, investment treaty law and policy, economic citizenship programmes, climate change and trade in services.
Her multidisciplinary background also includes a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) with First Class Honours and a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) with Upper Second Class Honours. Alicia is a member of the Academy of International Business (Michigan USA) and of FITT. She is conversational in French, Spanish and Portuguese.