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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.

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Featured Opportunities

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Corporate Counsel

American Express is seeking a corporate/commercial lawyer to join its innovative team on a two-year, renewable contract. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of corporate/commercial experience and an understanding of financial services regulations.


Private Equity

A top national law firm is seeking a partner to join its highly regarded private equity group in Toronto. The group advises fund sponsors, private equity firms, and institutional investors on all aspects of private equity transactions. This is a great opportunity to move to a strong platform in a leadership role.



An international firm is seeking a securities lawyer with 3 to 6 years of experience. Candidates should have extensive experience with a variety of complex transactions including public offerings, reverse takeovers and private placements.


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Call Me Part 2: The Video Interview

As companies become more global, it can be difficult to schedule high level executives for face to face interviews in a timely manner and these video tools help solve that problem. The key to remember when asked to do a video interview is to not let the technology (or any technology-related issues you encounter) act as a barrier to making a connection with your interviewer.

Call Me: The Art of the Phone Interview

Although these phone interviews may be shorter and seem more informal than the in-person interview, which is considered to be the main event, do not make the mistake of treating them as a warm-up.