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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Manitoba opens consultation on proposed new licence category for third-party delivery companies

Manitoba opens consultation on proposed new licence category for third-party delivery companies

Planned changes aim to improve capacity to protect minors

Refugee lawyers urge key immigration issues to be prioritized in next parliamentary session

Refugee lawyers urge key immigration issues to be prioritized in next parliamentary session

Association wants COVID-19 restrictions modified for refugee claimants at U.S.-Canada border

Saskatchewan's legislation ensuring prompt payment to contractors to take effect next year

Saskatchewan's legislation ensuring prompt payment to contractors to take effect next year

Changes will introduce adjudication process for pursuing interim resolution for disputed payments

Alberta law society introduces changes to trust safety rules for lawyers holding client funds

Alberta law society introduces changes to trust safety rules for lawyers holding client funds

On average, $150 billion flow through Alberta lawyers' trust accounts per year

Roundup of law firm hires, promotions, departures: Oct. 25, 2021 update

Roundup of law firm hires, promotions, departures: Oct. 25, 2021 update

Firms making announcements include Bennett Jones, BLG, Cassels, Cox & Palmer, Gowling WLG, Langlois

Law for the Future Fund announces $200K in grants for justice initiatives

Law for the Future Fund announces $200K in grants for justice initiatives

Since its founding in 1984, fund has given grants totalling $4.5 million to over 185 projects

B.C. Court of Appeal orders new trial for ICBC case involving two car accidents

B.C. Court of Appeal orders new trial for ICBC case involving two car accidents

Injured person was passenger in police cruiser that was rear-ended by unidentified driver

Nova Scotia's justice department provides update on work relating to police-community relations

Nova Scotia's justice department provides update on work relating to police-community relations

Province introduced permanent ban on street checks in October 2019

Ontario court orders genetic testing in obstetrical malpractice action despite privacy concerns

Ontario court orders genetic testing in obstetrical malpractice action despite privacy concerns

Defendants involved in labour and delivery allege that minor plaintiff may have genetic condition

Lesley Munk named NFP’s senior vice president, associate general counsel in Canada

Lesley Munk named NFP’s senior vice president, associate general counsel in Canada

Munk will join broker’s Canadian executive team