Claudia Shan graduated from the University of Auckland, New Zealand with a BCom/LLB conjoint degree. She has been in legal practice since 2004. She has also worked for two leading offshore law firms in the Channel Islands and was at the time enrolled and admitted to practise as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales. Prior to entering practice in a leading New Zealand law firm, she worked in the Auckland office of a global chartered accountancy firm focusing on tax. Claudia specialises in all aspects of trust, private client and international wealth planning. Claudia has advised a wide range of clients, both residents and non-residents, on local and foreign trusts, offshore fund repatriation, tax residency, asset protection, FATCA, Common Reporting Standard, international compliance, tax and trust law issues. She is a member of STEP.