This course will introduce the principles and practice concerning the use of international trusts as a vehicle for asset protection, tax and estate planning. It will examine the offshore financial industry, the modern uses of and the administration of off-shore trusts. It will include problem-based learning in which students will learn to plan and draft trust documents. The course is intended for persons intending to practice in the area of international trusts. They will also be able to qualify for the Foundation Certificate in International Trust Management organized by the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) in the UK.