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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

General Counsel

The University of Guelph is seeking a seasoned, dynamic lawyer to join its Executive Leadership Team as General Counsel. Reporting to the University President, the successful candidate will manage and lead the University’s office of legal affairs.  You will act as the key legal advisor and provide strategic and tactical advice to the President and Executive Leadership Team on all University matters involving legal and policy issues. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of broad legal experience with a strong background in corporate/commercial and governance matters.


Commercial Litigation

Our client, a well-established boutique firm, is seeking a litigator to join its well-respected team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to take on a high level of responsibility on files and will be joining a firm which offers excellent opportunities for progression. The ideal candidate will have 2 to 4 years of strong advocacy experience gained at a leading firm and exposure to corporate commercial and administrative law litigation.

In House

Legal Counsel

Sun Life is seeking a business-minded corporate/commercial lawyer with 4 to 8 years of experience to join its team as Legal Counsel. The successful candidate will be responsible for drafting and negotiating complex commercial and technology agreements and will work closely with the business teams to advise on risk matters. This is an excellent opportunity with hybrid working options.

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Balancing Act: Managing Your Job Search

Do you ever find yourself running out of time to check for job postings at the end of a long day? Or promising to send your resume to a recruiter only to realize you are still working on it two weeks later? You are not alone! Read on for our advice on how to effectively balance an active job search while also managing a busy legal practice.

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