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

Private M&A Lawyer

A leading mid-size firm is seeking a corporate/private M&A lawyer to join its team in downtown Toronto. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of experience with broad corporate matters, private M&A transaction experience and the desire to interact with clients.



A leading Toronto firm is seeking a Technology partner to join its group. The ideal candidate will have experience advising clients on technology development, acquisitions and dispositions of IT assets, licensing and outsourcing matters and will have a strong reputation in the area.


In House 
Senior Legal Counsel

Our client, a financial institution, is seeking an experienced leader to join their in house team. The ideal lawyer will have 8 to 12 years of experience in structured finance including derivatives and securitization. French language proficiency, while not required, will be considered an asset.


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To Write or Not to Write? Appropriate Interview Follow Up

After a great interview it's easy to get impatient. Should you follow up? Will you sound desperate? Or will it show you’re highly interested and motivated for the role? Don’t panic. Here are a few ideas on how to appropriately follow up after an interview.

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.