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

Financial Services Lawyer

A leading Bay Street firm is seeking a financial services lawyer with 2 to 7 years of experience. The group advises on a broad range of banking and financial matters. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a leading team with strong mentorship and the opportunity for client interaction.


Our client, a leading firm, is seeking a construction partner to join its team in Toronto. The ideal candidate will have a focus on construction litigation, commercial drafting and procurement. This is an exceptional opportunity in a dynamic and collegial environment. A partial practice is welcome but not required.

In House 

American Express’ General Counsel Organization is seeking a corporate lawyer to join its team in North York.  The ideal candidate will have 3 to 5 years of experience with complex commercial contracts as well as familiarity with the Canadian regulatory environment for payments, banking and financial services.

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First Impressions

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.