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 18 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


A leading Bay Street firm is seeking a municipal lawyer to join their Toronto office. The ideal candidate will have 2 to 5 years of experience in municipal law with a focus on planning matters. This is a great opportunity for an ambitious associate to join a leading team with strong mentorship.



A leading private client services group is seeking to add an estates partner to its team. The ideal candidate will have significant experience advising high net worth individuals on estate planning and administration matters. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a group of top practitioners.


In House 
Legal Counsel

Our in-house client in the financial technology space is seeking 2 lawyers, one with 6-10 years and the other with 3-6 years of post-call experience. The ideal candidate will have extensive corporate/commercial law experience. This is a great opportunity to be part of a collegial team doing cutting-edge work.


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First impressions are crucial to hiring decisions. To help ensure the interviewer is engaged and positive by the time you get to the formal questions, keep in mind the following easy but essential tips for making a great first impression.