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


IP Litigation Lawyer

A leading IP boutique is seeking an IP litigation lawyer to join its group in Toronto. The ideal candidate will have 2 to 5 years of litigation experience with a broad range of trademark, copyright and patent matters. This is an exciting opportunity to work closely with sophisticated clients in a well-respected IP group.  The firm also provides a very collegial environment and balanced hours.


Corporate M&A/Securities

We have an excellent opportunity for a Corporate Partner, with a full or partial book of business, to join a leading global firm. You will benefit from this firm’s integrated global network to provide your clients with comprehensive legal solutions. If you have a particular focus advising on cross-border transactions this firm can offer you an excellent platform to take your practice to the next level and a very generous compensation model.


Municipal Lawyer

Our client, a strong mid-sized firm, is seeking a municipal lawyer to join their team in Toronto. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience in municipal law, with a general focus on planning. This is a great opportunity to join a strong team and receive excellent mentorship in a collegial environment. The firm offers hybrid work arrangements and flexibility in terms of work location.

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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