For Clients

What we do

Urban Legal Recruitment specializes in the recruitment of top-tier legal talent. Whether you are looking for a Senior Partner, Associate, or Paraprofessional, our hands-on, personalized approach ensures we truly understand your organization to help you find highly qualified and committed talent to build and complement your team.

Our extensive network and carefully curated list of candidates provide a comprehensive depth of talent that leads to long-term, effective working relationships.

We help develop superior talent pools for Partners, Associates & In-House Legal Counsel as well as  curate a roster of highly qualified Paraprofessionals to round out your support staff. 

Organizations we recruit for, operate in diverse markets that include:

  • Law Firms (National, International and Regional)
  • Oil & Gas 
  • Energy
  • Real Estate & Development
  • Financial
  • Technology 
  • Insurance 

My experience with Urban Legal Recruitment has always been positive and professional.  Their entire team are bright, responsive and knowledgeable about the legal industry.  Stacy and Shona take the time to get to know potential candidates to ensure their experience, values and personality are a fit for our company.  I appreciate their approach to recruitment and will continue to work with them on filling future roles.

~ Shelley Allchurch, General Counsel, Avenue Living Group

How we do it 

Real-Time Opportunity Management

Urban Legal Recruitment’s extensive database of active opportunities is always current and consistently attracts the interest of qualified candidates. Every candidate is comprehensively interviewed and carefully matched according to criteria based on a solid understanding of your organization's unique and specialized needs. 

We take the time to understand each candidate’s unique goals, aspirations and skillsets to connect our clients with the best possible talent.


Personalized Networking

Urban Legal Recruitment actively promotes each open position online, and creates a highly curated list of potential candidates. Our discrete and professional communication fosters the development of trust and respect with every individual. These long-term, trust-based relationships allow us to identify potential candidates we know will be receptive to career change when the right opportunity becomes available. 


Comprehensive Advertising

We invest in a well-optimized website to attract a large number of job seekers, with available opportunities comprehensively updated and easily searched. We also utilize our LinkedIn platform where we have thousands of followers and instant access to active job seekers who have registered with our job alert system.


Targeted Shortlisting

Our detailed, personalized approach to connecting potential candidates with the right organization means each shortlist will be highly focused on success. Our discrete and professional approach based on trust and respect ensures each interview will be productive and effective in connecting you with the right fit.


Stacy and her team are consummate professionals. Their communication, responsiveness and attention to the needs of our Firm is exceptional in all ways. We appreciate the personal approach, candour and proactive sourcing of top tier candidates. Stacy understands exactly what we are looking for and delivers in all ways. Significantly, she is always looking for the perfect fit, for both the Firm AND the candidate, which results in strong retention in an active market. I would recommend Urban Recruitment without hesitation to organizations and candidates alike.

~ Sarah Gingrich, Partner, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

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