Walied Soliman of Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP is the firm’s new Global Chair. Soliman is also the firm’s Canadian Chair. In his new role, he leads the global supervisory board — a governance function within the partnership. He also plays an important role boosting the growth of the firm’s global business. “Our number one goal remains our commitment to being widely regarded as the leading business law firm in each of our jurisdictions,” he told Canadian Lawyer magazine in January. Soliman replaces Trisha Hobson in the one-year rotation.