What we do at Branton Law
We offer legal services in the areas of Real Estate, Business Law, and Wills & Estate planning.
Knowing Your Business Is Our Business
At Branton Law, we offer our clients friendly, personal service that is dedicated to seeing you and your business succeed. We always strive to recognize each individual client’s needs in order to provide the best possible customized service, advice, and quality results.
Branton Law recognizes the changing landscape of business in the Durham Region. We live in Durham Region, we work in Durham Region and we’re excited by the business growth in Durham Region. When your business thrives, so does the community.
Branton Law works with a network of accounting, tax, legal and wealth management specialists in order to provide the highest level of service to clients. We will take the time to break down complex issues and transactions and help you understand your options and how they can impact your enterprise.
Business & Commercial Services
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We can assist with residential or commercial properties. When you come to Branton Law for your real estate needs, we will work with your realtor to ensure there is ongoing communication throughout the transaction. In the initial consultation we will outline everything you’ll need to know– the legal process, fees, taxes, insurance, investigating title, etc.
We’ll be with you every step of the way by:
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Wills & Estate Planning
Branton Law offers assistance in planning for the disposition of your estate, including your business. Estate planning is a true consultation and however you wish your assets be dealt with, we will ensure your plan is structured appropriately so that your estate is administered easily and your wishes fulfilled. We will also consult and work with your accounting, tax and financial advisors as necessary.
Branton Law is happy to offer notary services to our clients, which includes commissioning or notarizing documents, travel letters and identification.
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Denise L. Branton
Barrister & Solicitor, Owner
Denise has been working in the legal services field for 20 years. Denise worked as a full-time law clerk in Toronto while attending university part-time. Denise obtained her law degree from Toronto’s Osgoode Hall Law School in 2005, and was called to the Ontario bar in 2006. Denise practiced in Toronto for 5 years prior to moving her law practice to Durham Region.
When Denise decided to establish her own practice, there was no question that it would be located in the community in which she lived. She is passionate about Durham Region and enjoys actively participating in, and influencing the growth of Durham Region’s personal and business communities. Denise is an active member of the local Chambers of Commerce, and enjoys mentoring and championing business owners in the community.
She is also very proud to be a member of the Rotary Club of Whitby Sunrise, where she is given the opportunity to serve her community through local projects and fundraising events.
Denise’s approach to client service is “grounded and practical” with a commitment to open communication.
Outside of the office, Denise enjoys spending time with her family, and enjoys traveling, cycling and hiking.
Organizations and Positions:
Senior Corporate/Commercial Law Clerk
Ruth has been working in the legal profession for over 15 years working in real estate and corporate and commercial law.
Ruth has been working with Branton Law since it opened its doors and has enjoyed the challenges associated with developing systems and technology needed as the firm grows. Ruth truly enjoys bringing extraordinary care to all the work she undertakes for clients.
Prior to working for Branton Law, Ruth commuted to Toronto for 5 years. Ruth lives with her family in Durham Region, and welcomes the opportunity to work in her local community. She enjoys spending time with her family, camping, boating, hiking and mountain biking and is an integral part of her church community.
Real Estate Law Clerk
Jen has been working in the legal profession for over 10 years. Jen has an innate ability to take what is asked of her and run with it, and in doing so, consistently performs well above client expectations.
After working in large law firms in Toronto, Jen enjoys working on files where she deals with clients directly.
Jen lives in Durham Region and is very pleased to now work in the same community in which she lives.
Junior Law Clerk
Hilary has been working as a Junior Law Clerk with Branton Law since early 2016. She is a recent graduate of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology where she majored in Legal Studies. As she is new to the legal profession, she is eager to learn and grow with Branton Law.
Hillary spent her first year with Branton Law working in Real Estate Law and is thrilled to now be exploring Corporate Law as well.
Hillary enjoys providing excellent client care while assisting on files. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, reading, and hiking.
Marilyn Branton Short
Marilyn has been working in the legal profession since 1988 as a legal Bookkeeper.
Marilyn is Denise’s sister and has been working with Branton Law since it opened its doors in 2014. Marilyn manages the day to day accounting and financial needs of the firm. Marilyn is a strategic thinker, creative problem solver, with intelligence, sound judgment and great diligence.
Prior to working for Branton Law, Marilyn worked for a firm in Pickering for 18 years and prior to that, a firm in Toronto for 10 years. Marilyn now enjoys working closer to home.
Marilyn enjoys spending time with her family, boating, reading and meditating.
Junior Bookkeeping Clerk
Alysha joined the Branton Law team in 2016. She provides excellent administrative support through strong attention to detail and positive client service. Alysha enjoys the challenges of working in the legal profession, and looks forward to growing and developing with the firm. She is delighted to live and work in the community she grew up in.
In her spare time, Alysha enjoys boating, reading, and spending time with family.
And a healthy workplace includes proper Health and Safety measures so Branton Law has fire safety practices in place to protect our employees and our clients. We maintain an accessible work area for our clients who require accommodation. We have undertaken to have CPR training across our team and we have emergency preparedness plans in place. These efforts are not only good for our business, they are team activities that strengthen the supportive bonds across our team and underpin the concept of genuinely caring for our clients and each other.
This culture of caring doesn’t end with the client and the environment, but ripples beyond the walls of our workplace into our community. Branton Law is a frequent and eager participant in many local events such as food drives and the charity collection of goods such as clothing. Denise believes it is very important to foster an awareness of community responsibility in her team. In this area, she leads by example giving time and money to many community initiatives in addition to her affiliation with the Rotary Club of Whitby Sunrise and her commitment to organizations such as Girls Inc. As a member of the Whitby Chamber of Commerce, the Ajax-Whitby Board of Trade and the Greater Oshawa Chamber of Commerce, Denise supports small business in the community furthering the prosperity of the region.
At Branton Law, the care and support of our clients is our primary purpose and this commitment is mirrored in our efforts to make the world around us a better place.
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Branton Law Professional Corporation
400 Dundas Street West, Suite 206
Whitby, Ontario L1N 2M7
phone: (905) 493-6333
fax: (905) 432-8367
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