Amid the violence and global turmoil created by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, an internal scuffle that has played out online through social media has been taking place at global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright. 

After a few media outlets reported on Monday that the Am Law firm had sent out an internal memo issuing a firm-wide ban preventing Norton Rose lawyers from commenting on sanctions implemented against Russia following its attack on Ukraine, the chair of Norton Rose Fulbright Canada, Walied Soliman, posted a firm and angry-sounding message on Linkedin and Twitter in which he encouraged all partners and colleagues to speak out on the Ukraine situation.

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