Walied Soliman
Global Chair and Canadian Chair

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

222 Bay St, Suite 3000
Toronto, ON M5K 1E7
Phone: (416) 216-4820
Fax: (416) 216-3930
E-mail: [email protected]

Walied Soliman is chair of Norton Rose Fulbright Canada and is also Co-chair of the Canadian special situations team, which encompasses Canada's leading hostile M&A, shareholder activism and complex reorganization transactions. He has been involved in almost every major recent proxy battle in Canada, acting for both issuers and activists. He is widely regarded as one of the leading special situations practitioners in Canada. His practice focuses on M&A, restructurings, financings, corporate governance and structured products. He was the only lawyer recognized in The Globe and Mail's Report on Business magazine The Power 50 list for 2017; designated as a "Star Lawyer" by Acritas in 2017 for ranking in the top 28 lawyers globally; ranked as a leading Canadian corporate lawyer by both Chambers Canada and Lexpert®  since 2016; named one of the 25 most influential lawyers in Canada by Canadian Lawyer magazine; ranked by Best Lawyers in Canada since 2013; and ranked as one of the "Top 40 Lawyers Under 40" in Canada by Lexpert® Magazine in 2009. Walied is a board member of the Toronto SickKids Hospital Foundation, was awarded the Global Citizen Laureate award by the United Nations Association of Canada in 2019 and is also actively involved in provincial and federal politics in Canada.

Year Called to the Bar:2002 (ON)
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