Miriam Leung is a consultant in Caldwell’s Toronto office, and a key member of the firm’s Professional Services Practice. An effective, relationship-oriented recruiter, Miriam has a successful track record of placing lawyers at all levels and practice areas locally and abroad, spearheading targeted searches for leading international law firms and multinational companies.
Miriam works collaboratively with partners, counsels, and associates seeking to grow their career, and takes the time to truly understand client needs to build high-performing, long-lasting teams. Her relational approach to recruitment ensures both clients and candidates find their perfect match.
Miriam provides critical advice to lawyers at all levels, from newly qualified associates embarking on their legal career through to partners and general counsels considering potential next steps. She has deep insight into current hiring trends for the in-house and private practice legal market and understands the challenges lawyers and law firms face. Her expertise is sought out, and she speaks regularly on all aspects of legal career management, including compensation, goal setting, and networking.
Miriam joined Caldwell through the acquisition of The Counsel Network, Canada’s most respected, connected and powerful lawyer recruitment firm. Prior to that she was a director at a leading executive search firm in Hong Kong, where she worked extensively with key decision makers to build strong legal teams and increase practice depth. Miriam leverages her extensive international recruitment experience to get high quality results efficiently.
Miriam holds a B.A. & Sc. from the University of Toronto and an LL.B. from Manchester Metropolitan University. She is fluent in Cantonese and Mandarin.