Personal &
Business Law

Securing, planning and growing what matters most to you

Since 1950, we have been providing effective, pragmatic legal advice to individuals and businesses. We pride ourselves on the long-lasting relationships we have built with our clients and in our communities.

Our dynamic team works with businesses of all sizes – from small, family-owned operations to large, national and international enterprises – offering the same degree of dedication to all. With a range of expertise in company structures, corporate governance, franchise agreements, intellectual property, labour and employment, and leasing, we work collaboratively to help you achieve your goals.

We are also proud to have a strong First Nations Economic Development practice, assisting with entrepreneurial endeavors and established businesses with complex undertakings.

Estate planning and administration can be complex. Ratcliff’s lawyers consider each client’s particular situation and objectives when creating an estate plan. We also identify possibly litigious issues and work with you to develop strategies to minimize or eliminate potential family conflict.

Over 70 years of practical, personalized legal advice in North Vancouver and beyond.

Practical, Personalized Business Advice

From start-up and small business to family-owned and international enterprises, we offer the same degree of dedication to assist with your business goals.

Securing your future and the future of those who depend upon you

A few moments of careful planning can help give you peace of mind and provide for your loved ones.

Comprehensive Advice in a Dynamic Sector

A wide range of services to clients who are purchasing, selling, developing, financing or maintaining commercial and residential properties.

Bespoke employment advice for an agile workplace

Pro-active legal solutions for employers and employees that ensure compliance, limit liability and encourage harmonious resolutions

Strategic Advice for Favorable Outcomes

We source expertise across all our practice areas to address the specific needs of each case and develop strategic solutions.

Peter Bonny Wills and Estates Lawyer

Our clients have aspirations and I believe the firm exists to see those come to fruition by understanding what they want for themselves and helping them get there.

Peter Bonny, Partner