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

Senior Legal Counsel

OPG is seeking two business-minded, results-oriented, experienced legal professionals to join its in-house legal department as Senior Counsel. Reporting to the Assistant General Counsel, the Senior Counsel will support OPG’s major projects and strategic business initiatives, utilizing their legal experience to provide risk-informed and practical legal advice across corporate/commercial matters. The ideal candidates will have 6 to 10 years of corporate/commercial law experience, gained from a large firm or in-house environment, including experience advising on major infrastructure projects and working in the energy industry or another highly regulated industry.


Knowledge Management

A forward-thinking boutique is seeking two lawyers, each with at least 3 years of relevant experience, to join its busy and growing practice. One role is for a Research Lawyer with top firm or boutique training who will work with the litigation team on complex files. The other role is for a Knowledge Management Lawyer to focus in the firm’s core area of insolvency and restructuring.

In House

Legal Counsel – Investment Banking

Our client, a leader in the financial services industry, is seeking a securities lawyer with 2 to 4 years of transactional experience to join their collegial in-house team. The ideal candidate will have experience across a broad range of capital markets transactions and, ideally, have exposure to takeover bids and plans of arrangement. This is an excellent opportunity to take on a varied role with a company that has a strong reputation for employee development and mentorship.

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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