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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Landlord has no obligation to mitigate loss for unpaid rent: BC Court of Appeal

Landlord has no obligation to mitigate loss for unpaid rent: BC Court of Appeal

Landlord refused to accept repudiation of lease from unpaid rent

NB Court of Appeal prioritizes parent-child relationship over half-siblings in custody case

NB Court of Appeal prioritizes parent-child relationship over half-siblings in custody case

Each criterion of analysis of best interests of the child need not be separately discussed

Employee review of employer does not necessarily relate to public interest: Ontario Court of Appeal

Employee review of employer does not necessarily relate to public interest: Ontario Court of Appeal

Company filed defamation action against publisher of critical review by unidentified worker

Ontario Court of Appeal rejects charter challenge against outdoor gathering restrictions

Ontario Court of Appeal rejects charter challenge against outdoor gathering restrictions

Decision on private interest standing doesn’t affect appellant's ability to challenge future restrictions

Lawyer's contribution need not be substantial, integral in charging order: Ontario Court of Appeal

Lawyer's contribution need not be substantial, integral in charging order: Ontario Court of Appeal

Lawyer's retainer ended before settlement of family law issues; lawyer sued for legal fees

Emergency call's timing unimportant to personal injury finding: Ontario Court of Appeal

Emergency call's timing unimportant to personal injury finding: Ontario Court of Appeal

Property owner suggested injury happened elsewhere, but injury was severe

Promise to sell property subject to future conditions triggers constructive trust: B.C. court

Promise to sell property subject to future conditions triggers constructive trust: B.C. court

Appellant's false promise and respondent's connection to property favoured trust over monetary award

Suspicion of corrupt practices not enough to forego contractual obligations: Ontario Court of Appeal

Suspicion of corrupt practices not enough to forego contractual obligations: Ontario Court of Appeal

Appellant ordered to pay outstanding debt of over $550,000 to sales agent in India

Verbal contract for selling insurance products illegal and unenforceable after agent's bankruptcy

Verbal contract for selling insurance products illegal and unenforceable after agent's bankruptcy

Agreement to sell to Manulife clients automatically terminated after assignment in bankruptcy

Testator of will mentally competent but unduly influenced: Quebec Court of Appeal

Testator of will mentally competent but unduly influenced: Quebec Court of Appeal

Judge properly analyzed medical evidence, found testator susceptible to influence, court says