Bernise Carolino

Bernise Carolino

Bernise Carolino is a news writer covering the Canadian legal scene. She writes for Canadian Lawyer and Law Times. She is a graduate of the University of the Philippines College of Law.

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Former Vancouver-based litigator Emily Ohler to chair B.C. Human Rights Tribunal

Former Vancouver-based litigator Emily Ohler to chair B.C. Human Rights Tribunal

Previously had advised United Nations Compensation Committee in Geneva

Canada supports efforts to update First Nations justice system framework

Canada supports efforts to update First Nations justice system framework

Framework to empower individuals, families, communities by restoring traditional Indigenous justice

African Nova Scotian Justice Institute to offer eight justice-related support, outreach programs

African Nova Scotian Justice Institute to offer eight justice-related support, outreach programs

African Nova Scotian Decade for People of African Descent Coalition to lead the institute

Ontario court summarily dismisses medical negligence action relating to tummy-tuck operation

Ontario court summarily dismisses medical negligence action relating to tummy-tuck operation

Plastic surgeon met standard of care at preoperative, operative, postoperative procedures: case

Class action on hidden foreign exchange fees on currency conversions settles for $100 million

Class action on hidden foreign exchange fees on currency conversions settles for $100 million

In 2020, Ontario court found defendants liable for breach of trust, fiduciary duty and contract

More than 70 per cent of in-house counsel experienced increased stress and anxiety in 2020: survey

More than 70 per cent of in-house counsel experienced increased stress and anxiety in 2020: survey

Staff-related issues caused by COVID-19 include remote working, mental health, stress, burnout

Adelle Blackett, McGill law prof, leads task force to modernize Employment Equity Act

Adelle Blackett, McGill law prof, leads task force to modernize Employment Equity Act

Task force aims to create more equitable, diverse, inclusive workplaces with better retention

Former litigator Michael Skinner named Insurance Corporation of British Columbia’s fairness officer

Former litigator Michael Skinner named Insurance Corporation of British Columbia’s fairness officer

Skinner has worked on justice reform projects for B.C. Ministry of Attorney General

Guideline states regulator’s expectations of foreign financial institutions with Canadian branches

Guideline states regulator’s expectations of foreign financial institutions with Canadian branches

Lawyers expect additional guidance for technology risk to complement new guideline

Roundup of law firm hires, promotions, departures: July 19, 2021 update

Roundup of law firm hires, promotions, departures: July 19, 2021 update

Firms making announcements include Cassels, Сox & Palmer, Gowling WLG, Langlois, McMillan, NRF