Environmental Law

Ratcliff & Company has a long history of working in the area of environmental protection, environmental management, environmental assessment, land use planning, forestry management and fish protection, especially within the context of the unique relationship of First Nations to their lands and resources.  We can assist clients to ensure that the environment, land and resources are adequately protected when you or a third party are working on projects that may affect the environment. 

We have considerable experience working within the environmental regulatory processes of all levels of governments including those established under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, the B.C.Environmental Assessment Act, the federal Fisheries Act, the B.C. Fish Protection Act, the B.C. Environmental Management Act and the B.C. Land Act

When the environment is harmed we are able to represent our clients in civil or criminal court proceedings.