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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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WE Charity scandal highlights potential confusion about two-part structure of charities: advisor

WE Charity scandal highlights potential confusion about two-part structure of charities: advisor

Estate donors should avoid making assumptions about which charity to name in will, says estates blog

Nova Scotia appoints Aleta Cromwell and Perry Borden to Provincial and Family Court

Nova Scotia appoints Aleta Cromwell and Perry Borden to Provincial and Family Court

Appointments raise the number of judges who identify as Black or African Nova Scotian to six

Roundup of law firm resources on COVID-19: August 7 update

Roundup of law firm resources on COVID-19: August 7 update

This week’s update on resources shared by law firms addressing the COVID-19 crisis

Christina Thomson named general counsel at Sierra Oncology

Christina Thomson named general counsel at Sierra Oncology

Christina Thomson has served as a legal executive for public, private and non-profit life sciences companies

Court application calls refusal to process passport applications a Charter breach

Court application calls refusal to process passport applications a Charter breach

Justice Centre files suit on behalf of three Canadians unable to renew passports

New acting prothonotary appointed to Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of PEI

New acting prothonotary appointed to Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of PEI

Karen Rose was the former PEI Information and Privacy Commissioner

Roundup of law firm hires, promotions and departures: August 5 update

Roundup of law firm hires, promotions and departures: August 5 update

Firms making announcements included Bennett Jones, JSS Barristers, Mann Lawyers and Marks & Clerk

PEI to offer free legal resources for sexual violence victims through new RISE program

PEI to offer free legal resources for sexual violence victims through new RISE program

Individuals can have up to four hours of free legal advice from a trauma-informed lawyer

Roundup of law firm resources on COVID-19: July 31 update

Roundup of law firm resources on COVID-19: July 31 update

This week’s update on resources shared by law firms addressing the COVID-19 crisis

B.C. Court of Appeal discusses equitable remedies of rescission and rectification in trusts case

B.C. Court of Appeal discusses equitable remedies of rescission and rectification in trusts case

If conditions for rescission are all met, remedy is available even if there’s a tax advantage