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Ratcliff Ranked Among Top Law Firms Serving Indigenous Peoples

2023 edition of Chambers Canada recognizes Ratcliff in top tier of Aboriginal Law – Representation of Indigenous Peoples


On September 29, 2022, Chambers and Partners, an international ranking body of the world’s top law firms and legal practitioners, released their 2023 edition of Chambers Canada. For the second year in a row,  Ratcliff LLP has been ranked Band 1 in the area of Aboriginal Law – Representation of Indigenous Peoples.

Our firm is grateful for this recognition as it strengthens our resolve to continue our work in Aboriginal rights and title, treaty consultation and implementation, Indigenous rights recognition and UNDRIP, Indigenous governance, Indigenous economic development, land use, natural resources, environment, employment, and more.

In addition to our firm’s ranking, two Ratcliff lawyers were highlighted by Chambers as leading practitioners in their area of expertise:

  • Gregory McDade KC – Ranked Band 2 in Aboriginal Law – Representation of Indigenous Peoples | Through his deep expertise in negotiation of impact benefits agreements, Aboriginal consultation and accommodation, and litigation, Greg  has participated in many landmark cases that continue to impact interactions between Aboriginal and non-Indigenous legal frameworks in Canada.


  • Jeremy Shelford RFP – Ranked as Up and Coming in Agribusiness: Forestry | Jeremy is a Registered Professional Forester who draws on his industry experience to provide leading advice to Indigenous and non-Indigenous organizations and companies on resource management, commercial operations, corporate transactions, and more.

We thank all our clients, peers, and colleagues whose hard work and positive feedback has contributed to this acknowledgement.

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