905-452-7400 ext. 30



Pavel Malysheuski

Corporate Commercial Lawyer, Lockyer + Hein LLP

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Pavel Malysheuski is a corporate/commercial lawyer at Lockyer + Hein LLP, a full service law firm. He provides counsel to clients in a wide variety of industries in all aspects of business law, focusing on business organization and reorganization, private share and asset acquisitions, corporate governance, securities and finance, commercial contracts, and franchise law. Pavel also assists clients with business succession and estates planning.

After graduating from Osgoode Hall Law School, Pavel started his career with a national law firm on Bay Street. He also practiced as enforcement counsel at the Ontario Securities Commission, and eventually returned to private practice. In addition to his practice, Pavel teaches the theory and practice of negotiation in the Lawyer as Negotiator Program at the Osgoode Hall Law School. Prior to obtaining his common law degree in Canada, Pavel obtained his civil law degree and Masters in International Law in Belarus where he practiced business law. He also holds a Masters degree in Science (Nuclear Physics and Electronics).

Pavel is resident in Durham. In his spare time, Pavel is an avid motorcyclist and also enjoys camping, fishing, and skiing with his daughter and friends.

Services: Business Law including Business Organization and Reorganization, Mergers and Acquisitions, Securities and Finance, Commercial Contracts, Commercial Real Estate, Shareholder Agreements, Partnerships and Joint Ventures, Electronic Commerce, Franchise

(289) 677-0108




Jade Calver

Calver & Associates Immigration Services

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With over ten years of experience in the immigration field, Calver & Associates offer a wide array of immigration services, their firm can assist you with the follow matters: work permits, study permits, Permanent Residency, Criminality issues, visa refusals, business immigration, and provincial immigration matters. All of our clients are managed by Jade personally to ensure that every client is happy with the outcome of their immigration case.

Calver & Associates specialize in Canadian Immigration Law, having assisted hundreds of clients in the Durham region with their Canadian Immigration applications. With an understanding of the difficulties of integration and settlement in a new country - Calver and Associates pride themselves in going the extra mile to help clients not only with their Immigration applications, but to ensure a smooth transition into their new life in Canada.




Denise Branton

Branton Law Professional Corporation, Barrister & Solicitor, Owner

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Denise has been working in the legal services field for 20 years and practicing law for 13 years. Denise moved her practice to Whitby after working downtown Toronto for 5 years. When advising clients, Denise provides a grounded and practical perspective. Denise focuses on understanding her clients’ needs, delivering quality services and quality results. Branton Law clients value our team's ability to make their legal matters "make sense", and appreciate the firm's commitment to open communication.

At Branton Law, we’re good at providing the necessary details that protect you and your business: the pitfalls that may lay in a lease agreement, how to deal with employee issues, or how to manage the due diligence process involved in your business purchase.

We can also help you handle the complexities of buying or selling a business or bringing on additional shareholders. We’re here to take care of those details so you can take care of your business. These are just some of the services we can provide to the owners and operators of today’s small and mid-sized businesses.

Services: Business Sales and Purchases (Asset and Share Transactions), Contracts, Leases, Commercial Real Estate transactions, Franchise Agreements, Shareholder Agreements





Tony Orsi


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Tony Orsi is a patent agent and partner with the Intellectual Property law firm of Bereskin & Parr. Tony has a background in electrical and biomedical engineering as well as business and focuses on helping individuals, startups, companies, colleges and universities obtain patents for their inventions in a wide variety of areas including medical devices, electrical and computer technology, software, mechanical and clean-tech. Tony also mentors startups on understanding Intellectual Property rights and devising an IP strategy to help them achieve their business goals.

Bereskin & Parr is an Intellectual Property boutique law firm which provides services in the areas of Patents, Trademarks, Digital media & Copyrights, Plant Breeders’ Rights, IP Management & Strategic Counselling, Dispute Resolution, Licensing & Transactions, Privacy, Cybersecurity & Data Protection, Litigation, and Regulatory, Advertising & Marketing. Bereskin & Parr also has experience in various fields including Artificial Intelligence (AI), Automotive, Cannabis, Chemical, Cleantech, Electrical & Computer Technology, Financial Technology, Industrial Designs, Life Sciences, Mechanical & Industrial Processes, Medical Devices, Nanotechnology, and Oil & Gas.

(905) 922-7098



Eva Chen Ph.D


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Eva received her Bachelor of Laws from Queen’s University in 2007, and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2008.

Prior to law school, Eva explored a science career at the University of Toronto, where she received an Honours Bachelor of Science with high distinction before embarking on her Ph.D. studies under the tutelage of a world-class cancer researcher at the University of Toronto. Since her graduation from law school, Eva has practiced in many areas of business law: business agreement drafting and negotiation, commercial and residential tenancy, all aspects of employment law, complex commercial litigation, debt collection, residential to commercial real estate transactions, and wills and estate planning. Eva’s career in law was solidified not only by her strong interest in law matters but also by her passion for helping others meander the sometimes complex legal arena.

Eva strongly believes in giving back to the community. During her studies in law school, Eva volunteered at the Legal Aid Clinic, Family Law Information Centre at the Unified Family Court in Kingston (Ontario), and for other non-profit organizations through Pro Bono Canada. Currently, Eva is a member of the Ontario Bar Association, the Durham Region Law Association, and Rotary Club of York, and is a Director of the Taiwan Entrepreneurs Society Taipei/Toronto (TESTT).

"Business Law & Corporate Law:
Contract drafting, review and negotiation; incorporation and business set up; shareholder/partnership agreements; merger & acquisition; franchise agreement drafting and review; licensing agreements; corporate reorganization/estate freeze; commercial lease drafting, review and negotiation; employment law matters.

Commercial Litigation:
Debt Collection; contractual dispute; shareholder/partnership dispute; Real estate/Mortgage Litigation; Commercial Lease Disputes; Employment Law Litigation

Real Estate:
Residential/Commercial real estate purchase and sale; residential/commercial mortgage/financing; construction financing"





Leon Efraim

Thomas Eraim LLP, Barristers & Solicitors

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Who We Are

Our team of lawyers and support staff work tirelessly to provide the best prices and services to our clients. We believe in long-term client relationships. We want to be "your lawyer for life".

How We Help Our Clients

We make any situation easier for our clients. Whether it is a sale or purchase of a home, drawing up a will or powers of attorney or drafting a cohabitation agreement or separation agreement. We know how stressful things can be and we are here to provide you with accurate advice and help you through the process.

Real Estate and Mortgage financing
Wills and Estate Administration
Corporate, Commercial and Corporate Finance with a particular interest in start-up tech, real estate development and corporate securities.





Christian S. Nikiforuk


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Experienced Business lawyer who specializes in providing business and legal advice to fast paced and growing technology companies. Ten years’ experience as General Counsel (in house) lawyer with two internet related technology companies experiencing exponential growth and over 15 years’ experience as a corporate commercial lawyer. From how to setup the start up to how to finance it, and what to do to expand to the United and States and the world, and all the licensing, employment and intellectual properties issue in-between.

Traditional a la carte legal services (incorporations, shareholder agreements, purchase and sale of businesses, financings), but also a very cost effective monthly retainer model where I become a part-time General Counsel for your technology company and a part of your growing business team and company. This model permits proactive and strategic business and legal advice as opposed to just reactive legal advice.

Founding member and continuing board member of the Whitby Spark Angels - Hiker, mountain biker, climber, adventurer, environmentalist, reader, musician.