Team

Lawyers

Mr. Allan F. Kuster

Allan KusterAllan was born in Aruba on December 6, 1976. He began his study of law in 1995 at the University of Aruba. In 1996 he got his propaedeutic certificate cum laude. In 1999 he graduated with honors. He was sworn in as a lawyer in that same year and since then has actively been practicing law. In 2007 Allan made partner in one of the oldest firms in Aruba. In January of 2010 he founded Kuster Law. He is a longtime member of the Aruban Bar Association ('ABA') and of the supervisory board of the Government's Social Credit Bank ('Volkskredietbank'). He is also a member of and the legal advisor to the Aruba Hospitality & Security Foundation (AH&SF).

E-mail: allan@kusterlaw.com

 


Mrs. Ellen A. Th. Kuster

Ellen A. Th. KusterEllen was born in the Netherlands on January 18th, 1971. She began her study of law in 1991 at the University of Aruba. After her graduation in 1997 she started her career as a lawyer at the Aruba Financial Center, where she was acting High Commissioner from 1998 up until 2010 when she was appointed as the High Commissioner of the Aruba Financial Center in which position she among other things had to actively advise the Minister of Economic Affairs and the Government of Aruba in general in economic matters. She was an active member of the national AML/CFT (Anti-money laundering/Combating the Financing of Terrorism) steering committee and was also involved with the OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) reviewing of Aruba. In said capacity she has traveled and officially represented Aruba abroad in i.e Bermuda, Trinidad & Tobago, France, and Puerto Rico.

E-mail: ellen@kusterlaw.com


Joanne A.M. Kuster

Joanne A.M. KusterJoanne was born in Aruba on June 22, 1974. She began her study of law in 1994 at the University of Aruba. In1999 she graduated. After her graduation in 2000 she started her career as a lawyer at the Secretariat of the Advisory Committee on Objections of the National Ordinance on Administrative Justice (LAR) in Aruba during which she was involved in all different sorts of administrative law cases. As of March 2014 she became part of the Kuster Law team as general legal advisor and compliance- and reporting officer.

E-mail: joanne@kusterlaw.com


Desiree A. Swaen

Desiree A. SwaenDesiree was born in Aruba on December 1, 1973. She began her study of law in 1992 at the University of Aruba. In 1997 she graduated. She was sworn in as a lawyer in that same year. In 1998 she became co-author of a book on civil servant law. She was also, among others, member of the Aruba Bar Association and of the committee of the University of Aruba that handles internal objection procedures. In 2001 she made partner together with her father in one of the oldest firms in Aruba (Swean & Partners). She has practiced as a lawyer in Aruba for 10 years, specializing in telecommunications law, administrative law and labour law, before deciding to step out in 2007, to pursue a career in business. In the meantime, she was assisting the Kuster Law office on a case by case basis. In January 2014 she joined the team as general legal advisor.

E-mail: desiree@kusterlaw.com


Adrienne I.N. Fraser

Adrienne I.N. FraserAdrienne was born on September 21, 1991. After pursuing a degree in Business, and finalizing her first year at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam with success at the mere age of 17, she realized that she wanted to pursue a career in law. She therefore began studying law in 2010 at the University of Aruba and obtained her Bachelors degree in 2013. She is now pursuing her Masters degree in Aruban Law and is currently specializing in both Civil- and Public law. Adrienne has been part of the Kuster Law team as a paralegal since 2011.

E-mail: adrienne@kusterlaw.com


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Staff

Mrs. Edwina (Eda) Th. Kuster Martis
E-mail: eda@kusterlaw.com

Mrs. Jacqueline Soraiza (Raiza) Fraser Blijden
E-mail: raiza@kusterlaw.com

Mr. Elton S. Paskel
E-mail: elton@kusterlaw.com