Firm News

Brogan Pastro recognized by Access Pro Bono

May 22nd, 2024

On May 17, 2024 Access Pro Bono held its annual Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast. The purpose of that breakfast was to acknowledge the work of Access Pro Bono’s volunteers and to thank them for the hours that they contributed to Access Pro Bono’s efforts providing free legal advice to British Columbians in 2023 and 2024. The Partners of Bernard LLP are… more »

Our New Commercial Associate

February 15th, 2024

The partners of Bernard LLP are pleased to announce that Julie Gaydar has recently joined the Firm. Julie will be working as an Associate in the business law group focusing on corporate and commercial, construction and maritime law. Julie was called to the British Columbia Bar in 2018 after articling in the Vancouver office of a regional law firm and… more »

Our New Associate

February 9th, 2024

The partners of Bernard LLP are pleased to announce that Vera Syrma has recently joined the Firm. Her practice is focused on litigation and maritime work, dealing with all manner of legal problems encountered by our clients.  She will be working closely with other lawyers in the firm providing valuable support, as well as handling matters directly for our clients.… more »

Our New Associate

February 9th, 2024

The partners of Bernard LLP are pleased to announce that Brogan G. Pastro has recently joined the Firm. Brogan obtained his BA (Law with French Law) from New College at the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. He then attended at the University of British Columbia (Peter A. Allard School of Law) where he obtained an LLM in Common… more »

CBA Construction and Infrastructure Law Conference

October 16th, 2023

Bernard LLP partner Jason Hicks recently attended the Canadian Bar Association’s Construction and Infrastructure Law Conference in Vancouver. Speakers and participants from coast to coast to coast covered topics ranging from technology trends in construction to collaborative contracting models and the latest developments in case law and statutes. This was the CBA’s first in-person national construction and infrastructure conference since… more »

New Litigator joins the Firm

October 5th, 2023

The partners are excited to have Wana Wafa join us as our newest litigator, having been called to the BC bar on September 26, 2023.   Wana brings a wealth of practical experience as she was a paralegal with Bernard LLP while she was attending law school through the pandemic and afterwards during her LLM program at UBC.  In addition to… more »

Our New Solicitor

September 1st, 2023

The partners of Bernard LLP are delighted to announce that Alexandra King has recently joined the Firm.  Alexandra will practice as a member of our corporate and commercial team, focusing her efforts on corporate finance, private mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring and governance and a variety of commercial and maritime contracts.  She will also provide assistance to clients on their… more »

David K. Jones appointed Justice of the Supreme Court of British Columbia

August 14th, 2023

Bernard LLP is very proud to announce that David K. Jones has been appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia. His appointment was announced by the Honourable ​Arif Virani, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada. Mr. Justice Jones was a founding member of Bernard LLP, becoming a partner shortly after the creation of the firm… more »