Our Lawyers

500 - 221 West Esplanade
North Vancouver BC V7M 3J3
Tel: (604) 988-5201
Fax: (604) 988-1452

JNicholls [at] ratcliff.com
Makenna Morrison
mmorrison [at] ratcliff.com

J.D., 2018, University of Victoria  

B.A. (Hons.) with distinction, 2015, University of Victoria

Jeffrey R. Nicholls


Jeff joined the firm as an articling student in 2018 after completing his legal education at the University of Victoria. Jeff works primarily in litigation, negotiation and law & policy development. Jeff has provided support on a wide range of files that have come before courts in British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Ontario, the Federal Courts, and administrative tribunals.

Jeff advises on land and resource issues, Aboriginal rights and title, matters under the Indian Act, First Nation governance issues, and Indigenous legal traditions. Jeff is a proud member of the Lax Kw’alaams First Nation.

Outside the practice of law, Jeff is an avid birder, and photographer. 



Professional and Other Memberships: 

Law Society of British Columbia, 2019

Indigenous Bar Association

Community Involvement: 

RAVEN Trust – President


Law Foundation of BC: Public Interest Award, 2017