Peter Bonny Wills Estates Succession Trusts Lawyer BC | Ratcliff LLP

Peter I. Bonny

Partner, Lead – Wills & Estates Group
604 983 7614
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Peter is the leader of Ratcliff’s Wills and Estate group.  He is a trusted, go-to advisor for his extensive experience in estate planning and administration as well as business succession. Peter works closely with individuals, families, and representatives to develop a tailored strategy to protect wealth, assets, and real property for beneficiaries.

As part of his practice, he advises clients on matters relating to:

  • Wills and trusts (including family trusts, testamentary trusts, joint partner trusts, alter ego trusts and insurance trusts)
  • Incapacity planning including powers of attorney, representation agreements and specific planning for individuals with disabilities
  • Administration of estates and probate
  • Disputes regarding trusts and estates
  • Business succession
  • Real estate issues related to estates

Prior to joining Ratcliff, Peter was a lawyer in a leading international estate planning law firm in London, England.

For more information on Peter’s Wills and Estates practice see:

Awards & Accolades

  • Recognized in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada™  as a leading lawyer in Trusts and Estates. (Recognized consecutively since 2020)

In The Community

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)


  • BA (Hons) from University of Reading, England
  • LL.B equivalent from College of Law, Chester, England

Year Of Call

  • England and Wales, 1997
  • British Columbia, 2004