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

In House

Legal Director

Eckler Ltd. is seeking a business-minded pension and benefits lawyer with at least 7 years of experience to join its leading team. The Legal Director will provide advice to clients and consultants across a broad range of legal and regulatory matters and will lead the internal research team for the fast growing pension and benefits consulting practices, and related areas. The successful candidate will be joining a high-performance environment where there will be opportunities to be involved in strategic business initiatives and thought leadership matters.


Estate Planning

Our client, a strong, entrepreneurial full-service firm in Toronto, is seeking a wills and estates planning partner. The ideal candidate will have experience with complex estate and trust planning, as well as estate administration. This is an exceptional opportunity to take on a leadership role in the group.

In House


Our growing in-house client is seeking a corporate M&A lawyer with strong commercial awareness to join their dynamic team in Toronto. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of experience with complex M&A transactions and, ideally, exposure to employment law matters and experience providing advice to clients in highly regulated industries. This is a unique opportunity to join a collaborative team that will suit an ambitious self-starter who is agile and adaptable.

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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