Jon Veale founded Vision Legal. As a former practicing lawyer dedicated to legal recruitment, he brings valuable insights to the search process. Jon is routinely called upon to comment publicly on legal staffing and recruitment trends.
Jon has over 13 years of specialized legal recruitment experience and has earned a reputation for outstanding service and professionalism. He employs a consultative process for every search. He invests a significant amount of time with clients to fully understand their organizations’ unique culture and talent acquisition goals. Jon’s professional and courteous approach is reflected in its success.
Jon has successfully placed lawyers of all levels at both major law firms and private/public corporations. From a private practice perspective, he is sought out to assist with strategic associate and partner lateral initiatives. From an in-house perspective, he has personally placed over 100 legal professionals into a variety of positions, including General Counsel, Associate General Counsel, Legal Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, Litigation Management, Corporate Secretary and Contract Administrator.
Prior to recruiting, Jon practiced corporate law at one of Canada’s top national law firms. He obtained his LL.B. from Queen’s University and his B.A. from McGill University.