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


Sun Life Capital Management (SLC), Sun Life’s growing global asset management business, is seeking a securities lawyer with exposure to funds transactions to join its growing and collegial in-house team. The successful candidate will work closely with SLC’s asset management and client relations teams on a variety of interesting matters including advising on product development, distribution and sales, and regulatory matters.  The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience with securities transactions, including a solid understanding of funds regulatory requirements, coming from a large firm or in-house environment.


Estate Planning

Our client, a strong, entrepreneurial full-service firm in Toronto, is seeking a wills and estates planning partner. The ideal candidate will have experience with complex estate and trust planning, as well as estate administration. This is an exceptional opportunity to take on a leadership role in the group.


Municipal Lawyer

Our client, a strong mid-sized firm, is seeking a municipal lawyer to join their team in Toronto. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience in municipal law, with a general focus on planning. This is a great opportunity to join a strong team and receive excellent mentorship in a collegial environment. The firm offers hybrid work arrangements and flexibility in terms of work location.

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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