Katherine L. Ratcliffe Associate

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2017 - British Columbia

Year of Call: 2016 - Alberta

Primary phone: +1 403-298-1891

Fax: +1 403-263-9193

Email: katherine.ratcliffe@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Calgary

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Katherine L. Ratcliffe

Katherine Ratcliffe is an associate in Gowling WLG's Calgary office, practising in the areas of tax, wills and estate succession planning. She is a member of Gowling WLG’s private client and tax practice groups. 

Katherine has experience drafting wills, enduring powers of attorney, personal directives, and deeds of trust, as well as providing advice on the use of family trusts. She is also a student member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and is currently enrolled in the STEP Canada Diploma program.

Katherine received her JD from the University of Victoria in 2015. During her time at law school, she was the secretary for both the Tax Law Club and the Law Students’ Society. She was also the editor-in-chief for Volume 20 of Appeal: Review of Current Law and Law Reform, a peer-reviewed journal published through the University of Victoria Faculty of Law.

Katherine completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Victoria, where she obtained a bachelor of arts (with distinction) with a major in history and a minor in English.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2017

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, British Columbia
  • 2016

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Alberta
  • 2015

    • Education
      University of Victoria, JD
  • 2014

    • Rankings & Awards
      Law Foundation/David Strong Leadership in Legal Studies, University of Victoria
  • 2013

    • Rankings & Awards
      Contracts prize for highest grade, University of Victoria
    • Rankings & Awards
      British Columbia Superior Court Judges Scholarship, University of Victoria
    • Rankings & Awards
      President’s Scholarship, University of Victoria
  • 2012

    • Rankings & Awards
      Law Foundation Entrance Scholarship, University of Victoria
  • 2011

    • Education
      University of Victoria, BA (distinction)

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