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

Corporate – Bilingual

Our client, a leading Bay Street firm, is seeking a corporate M&A lawyer who is bilingual in French to join their entrepreneurial team. The ideal candidate will have 4 to 8 years of extensive experience with contract drafting and negotiation and be confident advising clients on private M&A transactions.


In House

CANNEX is seeking an experienced and commercially savvy corporate lawyer, with 5 to 8 years of experience, to join its office in Toronto. Reporting to the CEO, you will lead challenging contract negotiations and provide strategic legal advice on risk management, information security and intellectual property matters. CANNEX provides flexible working hours and enjoys a tremendous reputation in the financial services industries in Canada and the U.S.



A Bay Street firm with international reach is seeking an employment lawyer to join its Toronto office. The ideal candidate will have 3 to 7 years of management-side litigation experience, including, ideally, experience advising on the employment and labour implications of transactions.


Latest From The Blog

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.

Remote Interviews: Assessing Company Culture

The move towards video interviews has created a new challenge for candidates: how do you go about assessing a company’s culture in a remote interview? In the absence of contextual clues you might have previously relied on to gauge company culture, it is important to consider and prepare questions in order to gather the information you need to make an informed decision.

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