Firm News

Mark Gill joins Bernard LLP as our Newest Associate

August 9th, 2016

The partners are pleased to welcome Mark Gill to the firm as our newest associate. Mark was called to the Bar of British Columbia in May 2016, after completing his articles at a regional firm in downtown Vancouver. Mark will practice with our Business Law Group will advise companies on general corporate matters including incorporation, reorganization, corporate governance and major… more »

Bernard LLP Welcomes Articling Student Karissa Kelln

August 8th, 2016

We are pleased to announce that Karissa Kelln joined the firm effective August 8, 2016 as an articling student. Karissa obtained her law degree from the University of Saskatchewan and has a business background. Karissa summered with a large regional law firm after her first year of law school and worked as a legal summer student at the world’s premium… more »

Bernard LLP lawyers dominate at the Mel Patterson-Delich-Emard Memorial Pool Tournament

March 7th, 2016

Bernard LLP lawyers, Peter Swanson and Michael Soltynski, won gold and silver team trophies, respectively, at the recent Mel Patterson-Delich-Emard Memorial Pool Tournament held in San Francisco on March 4 following the traditional Phil Berns Memorial West Coast Pacific Admiralty Bar Post-Holiday event. Peter Swanson and his team mate, Dino Rosso, won the tournament, defeating Michael Soltynski and Tim… more »

Roger Tangry joins Bernard LLP as our newest Associate

February 15th, 2016

The partners are pleased to welcome Roger Tangry to the firm as our newest associate.   Roger, who was called to the Bar of British Columbia earlier this month, brings a great deal of industry experience to the practice of law having worked extensively in the freight industry, including air and ocean logistics, cargo management, NVOCC and intermodal operations.   Subsequently, Roger… more »

Bernard LLP lawyer elected VP of WISTA Canada

December 24th, 2015

Joanna Dawson has been elected VP, Western of Women’s International Shipping and Trading Association (WISTA) Canada.  WISTA is a worldwide networking organization for women at the management level in the maritime industry. WISTA facilitates the exchange of contacts, information, and experiences among its members; promotes and facilitates the education of its members; and provides liaison with related organizations worldwide. WISTA… more »