Our Lawyers

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

lgiroday [at] ratcliff.com

Lesley A. Giroday


Lesley has extensive experience with land and resource issues affecting First Nations, including land use planning for traditional territories, negotiations regarding provincial land use plan implementation, collaborative management of protected areas with the province, and forestry matters.  She has spent more than a decade working on environmental assessment matters with Ratcliff’s First Nations’ clients.  A focus of Lesley’s practice has involved conducting numerous consultation and accommodation processes, leading to various economic and cultural benefits for First Nations.  Lesley has also worked on major aboriginal litigation files involving aboriginal rights, treaty rights, interference with riparian rights and nuisance, among other issues.

  • BA (Honours) University of Regina
  • LLB (Distinction) University of Saskatchewan
Professional and Other Memberships: 
  • Law Society of British Columbia