Our Lawyers

500 - 221 West Esplanade
North Vancouver BC V7M 3J3
Tel: (604) 988-5201
Fax: (604) 988-1452

Direct Phone: 
dhaines [at] ratcliff.com
Sheneece Krassey
SKrassey [at] ratcliff.com
  • B.Comm. - Royal Roads University, 2006
  • J.D. - Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia, 2016

Darren Haines


Darren advises First Nations governments and institutions on a range of governance, economic development and regulatory matters.  Darren is Metis with family from Paddle Prairie Metis Settlement in Alberta.

Darren joined Ratcliff & Company LLP as an articling student in 2016. Before pursuing his legal education, Darren worked in corporate public affairs, social finance and small business development. During law school, Darren served as the Executive Editor of the UBC Law Review, and represented UBC as a member of the Jessup (International Law) and Kawaskimhon (Aboriginal Rights) moot teams. He graduated with a specialization in Aboriginal Law.

Outside of the office, Darren enjoys spending time with his family and exploring new places on his bike.

Professional and Other Memberships: 
  • Law Society of British Columbia, 2017
  • Indigenous Bar Association


  • Arthur Close, QC Prize in Advanced Legal Research (2016)
  • J.S.D. Tory Prize for Advocacy (2015)
  • Joseph Atkinson Storrow & Caroline Mary Storrow Memorial Scholarship in Law (2014 – 2015)