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Ratcliff LLP Honored as Elite Boutique in Indigenous Law by The Legal 500

It is with extreme gratitude that we celebrate Ratcliff’s recognition in the 2024 edition of The Legal 500, a globally recognized authority on legal rankings. Amidst the prestigious list of top law firms and legal practitioners, Ratcliff LLP emerged as an Elite Boutique in the category of Indigenous Law. This classification spotlights the firm’s distinctive approach to representing Indigenous peoples and acknowledges our continued commitment to providing top-tier legal services.

Elite Boutique Recognition

The introduction of the Elite Boutique category in the 2023 edition aimed to celebrate smaller firms that excel in delivering innovative and noteworthy results within their specialized domains. Ratcliff LLP’s acknowledgment for the second consecutive year in this category underscores our continued ability to collaborate with our clients on complex, interrelated matters that impact the lives and experiences of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada.

Areas of Expertise

Ratcliff LLP’s commitment to excellence in Indigenous law spans a broad spectrum of critical areas, including Aboriginal rights, treaty consultation, Indigenous governance, economic development, land use, natural resources, environment, and employment. Our focus goes beyond representation; it leads to tangible outcomes and groundbreaking legal precedents. From championing Aboriginal rights and fostering positive treaty relationships to upholding UNDRIP principles and empowering Indigenous communities, our work reflects a dedication to effecting positive change. In employment matters, we advocate for fairness, contributing to inclusive workplaces. Our comprehensive approach not only showcases our legal expertise but also contributes to advancing justice and equality for Indigenous communities.


We extend heartfelt gratitude to our clients, peers, and colleagues for their unwavering support and positive feedback, which played a crucial role in securing this recognition. The firm remains inspired by the achievement of our clients and we are driven to uphold the standards of excellence they display in advocating for Indigenous rights and contributing to the advancement of Indigenous communities.

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Key Contacts
Kevin D. Lee | Aboriginal Law