Legal Director, Pensions and Benefits

The Heller Group Legal & Executive Search
Posting Date:
Jan 03, 2023
The Heller Group Legal & Executive Search
Area of Law:
pensions and benefits
7 plus years


Eckler Ltd. is a leading consulting and actuarial firm with offices across Canada and the Caribbean. Owned and operated by active Principals, the company has earned a reputation for service continuity and high professional standards. Our select group of advisers offers excellence in a wide range of areas, including financial services, pensions, benefits, communication, investment management, pension administration, change management and technology. As one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures, we at Eckler Ltd. believe fit is everything.

Eckler Ltd. is seeking a business-minded pension and benefits lawyer to join its leading team as Legal Director, Pension and Benefits. The Legal Director will provide advice to clients and consultants across a broad range of legal and regulatory matters and will lead the internal research team for the fast growing pension and benefits consulting practices, and related areas. The successful candidate will be joining a high-performance environment where there will be opportunities to be involved in strategic business initiatives and thought leadership matters. This role will suit a results-oriented lawyer with strong analytical and project management skills and the demonstrated ability to build positive relationships.

The ideal candidate will have at least 7 years of experience with complex pension and benefits matters, gained from a large firm or in-house environment, including experience advising on plan amendments, mergers and wind ups, engaging with regulators, and drafting governance documentation. The successful candidate will act as a key advisor to the business and must possess strong communication skills in order to engage effectively across all levels, both internally and with clients. This is an exceptional opportunity to join an industry leading company that values collaboration and innovation and work with offices across the country.

As the largest revenue center within Eckler, the Employee Benefits Practice is comprised of 40 Principals and 135 additional employees focusing on Pension and Benefits Consulting and related services. The team is located in offices coast to coast across Canada.

Eckler offers a hybrid working model, excellent benefits and strong mentorship. Eckler is committed to an inclusive, diverse and accessible workplace and encourages all interested applicants to submit a resume for consideration.

For more information or to apply, please contact Jennifer Mitchell at

As this is an exclusive assignment with The Heller Group, all inquiries and applications sent directly to Eckler Ltd. will be redirected to The Heller Group.


Contact Name Jennifer Mitchell

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