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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Proposed change to Business Corporations Act repeals residency requirement for directors

Proposed change to Business Corporations Act repeals residency requirement for directors

Bill is currently in second reading

Paul Sweeny, judge of the Superior Court, is now regional senior judge for Central South Region

Paul Sweeny, judge of the Superior Court, is now regional senior judge for Central South Region

Judge has been a member of Ontario Judicial Council and a director of The Advocates’ Society

Osgoode Hall Law School introduces six new donor-funded awards

Osgoode Hall Law School introduces six new donor-funded awards

Awards created by former students and members of legal community

Financial hardship and COVID-19 will not excuse plaintiff from producing business records: court

Financial hardship and COVID-19 will not excuse plaintiff from producing business records: court

Business records still sought by court, despite plaintiff’s forgoing of claim for lost income

Judicial appointments announced in OCJ: Faria, Fraser, Ishak, Strasberg, Thomas

Judicial appointments announced in OCJ: Faria, Fraser, Ishak, Strasberg, Thomas

The five new justices will sit in Toronto

Caravel Law acquires legal tech startup MyLegalBriefcase

Caravel Law acquires legal tech startup MyLegalBriefcase

Firm also appoints Monica Goyal to new role of director of legal innovation

Rogerson Law Group expands practice to include bullying and abuse cases

Rogerson Law Group expands practice to include bullying and abuse cases

Brian Murphy, trial lawyer with extensive experience in the area, joins firm

Superior Court finds psychiatrist reports inadmissible for consideration in trial’s damages phase

Superior Court finds psychiatrist reports inadmissible for consideration in trial’s damages phase

The psychiatrists were found liable for assault and battery against 28 former patients

LRWC calls out potential breach of international law in U of T staff recruitment process

LRWC calls out potential breach of international law in U of T staff recruitment process

Verbal agreement to hire program director allegedly rescinded due to external pressure

University of Ottawa launches legal technology lab

University of Ottawa launches legal technology lab

Lab’s research activities span areas of legal text mining and automation of legal processes