Jaclyn Mansfield

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Jaclyn is an associate in the firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group. She maintains a varied corporate/commercial litigation practice and represents clients in business disputes including shareholder, contract, real property, insolvency and debt recovery matters. With a background in commerce and economics, she brings a practical and business focused approach to her practice.

Jaclyn regularly represents clients in the Supreme Court of British Columbia on a variety of matters. She has substantial trial experience including as lead counsel. Jaclyn is a proponent of alternative dispute resolution procedures where reasonable and practical for her clients and is a skilled negotiator. She joined Richards Buell Sutton in 2024 after honing her practice at a boutique litigation firm in downtown Vancouver.

Jaclyn was born and raised on the North Shore and attended the University of British Columbia (UBC) for her law degree and Bachelor of Commerce degree with a specialization in Economics. While attending the Peter A. Allard School of law at UBC, Jaclyn volunteered for the Law Students Legal Advice Program (LSLAP), participated in the Ian Fletcher International Insolvency Law moot in Sydney, Australia and won the course prize in personal injury.

Outside of the office, Jaclyn enjoys board game nights, trying out new restaurants, and taking her cat, Elvis, for walks.


  • Disputes arising out of the breakdown of relationships between business partners
  • Commercial cases involving perpetration of fraud by directors against companies
  • Breach of contract of purchase and sale of residential and commercial properties
  • Construction deficit and underground oil storage tank matters
  • Matters involving fraud in obtaining financing from institutional clients
  • Representation of institutional and individual clients, including banks and developers, in collections matters