We Are Lawyers Who Understand Lawyers

The Heller Group Legal and Executive Search is a Toronto based legal recruitment firm specializing in the placement of lawyers. We attract top legal talent across Canada and internationally. Our legal recruiters are all experienced lawyers who provide a deep understanding of the legal search and recruitment process to law firms and corporations seeking to add a lawyer to their organization, or to candidates contemplating a career move. The Heller Group’s experienced legal recruitment professionals and our comprehensive process, which includes headhunting and over 20 years of experience, distinguish us from other recruiters. As a leading Canadian legal recruitment agency, our headhunters are renowned for service excellence and focusing on finding the right fit for our clients and candidates. Read what our clients and candidates say about us.

Featured Opportunities


Trade Law

A leading international trade group is seeking an experienced lawyer to join their highly acclaimed Toronto team in a leadership role.  The firm is well positioned in all aspects of international trade law with global reach and an enviable client base.   The ideal candidate will have significant experience in a wide range of international trade matters, including customs, anti-dumping, export controls, sanctions and regulatory matters.  This is an exceptional opportunity to step into a well-established team and, although welcomed, does not require a book of business.


Capital Markets – London, UK

Consistently ranked as one of Canada’s leading business law firms, Fasken is seeking to add a Canadian qualified securities and M&A lawyer to its London, UK office. The firm’s London office is a key link between its Canadian, African and Chinese practices and engages in  complex, cross-border transactions across the mining, energy, infrastructure and banking sectors. The ideal candidate will have 1 to 4 years of post-call experience with sophisticated securities offerings and public M&A transactions, including experience working on public offerings, reverse takeovers, cross-border financings, and private placements.

In House

Director, Legal & Compliance

Chestnut Park Real Estate Limited, Brokerage is seeking an experienced real estate lawyer to join its team as Director, Legal and Compliance.  Reporting to the CEO and as a member of the leadership team, the successful candidate will play a key role managing the Chestnut Park legal function, supporting the Broker of Record and COO, and providing guidance on legal, compliance, and regulatory matters across all offices.  The ideal candidate will have 8 to 15 years of experience in all aspects of real estate matters including purchase and sale and leasing, with a solid understanding of real estate regulations and privacy matters.

Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

At The Heller Group, we know that diversity is key to building a strong and successful organization and we recognize the important role that inclusive hiring practices play in achieving a diverse workforce. This is why we have committed to partnering with our clients to promote diversity and inclusion best practices throughout all our searches. We believe that diversity and inclusion efforts have to go beyond just a statement. With this in mind, we have taken active measures to ensure our practices promote inclusive hiring practices through the following initiatives:

                  • Education of our Consultants
                  • Inclusivity Informed Interview Practices
                  • Thoughtful and Unbiased Job Descriptions

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