Diploma in Trust and Estate Planning – gain expert knowledge this autumn


The Diploma Centre and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) offer the Diploma in Trust and Estate Planning, commencing on 24 September.

About the course

This popular course has been designed by practitioners with specialist exposure to give a practical insight into key estate planning, legal and tax-based concerns for private clients in the area of trust and estates. The focus of the Diploma is to enable participants to advise clients on all aspects of the creation of wills, the operation of trusts, associated tax implications, and overall estate planning for clients. Practical in its approach, this course provides participants with real-life situations that practitioners face, and it gives real solutions to problems encountered.

2022/2023 modules:

  • Module 1: Course introduction
  • Module 2: Introduction to taxation issues
  • Module 3: Lifetime and estate planning
  • Module 4: Trust drafting
  • Module 5: Administration of trusts
  • Module 6: Will drafting
  • Module 7: Administration of estates

Our lecturers are drawn from solicitors, barristers, financial and other professionals with a variety of probate, tax and financial backgrounds. All lecturers are members of STEP Ireland and are experienced practitioners in the area of wills, probate, trusts, tax and estate planning generally. 

For further information on the course and application process, visit www.lawsociety.ie/diplomacentre or contact Riona Leahy, Solicitor by email: R.Leahy@LawSociety.ie.