Articling Law Students Vancouver


Are you looking to do meaningful work and build lasting relationships? Do you want to develop a practice that empowers individuals, grows businesses, and provides long-term benefits to communities?

When Articling at Ratcliff, you can expect a varied and rewarding experience, learning from respected lawyers across our areas of expertise. As contributors on both solicitor and litigator files, you will be assigned real file work with opportunities to participate in major cases, including experience conducting trials in Provincial Court and doing Chambers work in British Columbia Supreme Court.

You’ll never be just a number at Ratcliff. We value unique points of view, diversity of experience, and a range of knowledge systems. Our mentors and principals encourage a participatory and consultative process with students, allowing room for you to pursue particular areas of interest and play to your strengths.

We look forward to meeting you.


Applications for the 2024/2025 period close June 30, 2023

We accept applications throughout the year, with an annual cut-off date of June 30th for hiring for the following calendar year.

In your application, please include:

A letter of application
Academic transcripts

Applications may also be sent by mail to the attention of the Articling Committee at:

Ratcliff LLP
500 – 221 West Esplanade
North Vancouver, BC V7M 3J3

Digital applications can be sent to [email protected]