Tom Levine


Tom has in-depth expertise of the telecoms and technology sectors, having spent over 20 years at the firm as associate and partner advising clients in these sectors in developed and developing markets.

Tom focuses on complex commercial and regulatory matters, advising on both stand-alone projects as well as M&A and financing transactions. 

In 2024, Tom was recognised by peers and clients as "TMT Lawyer of the year". 


Speaking Engagements

  • Chair, TMT Leaders Panel, TMT Finance World Congress conference, annual
The lawyer to have for a big transaction; he gets really involved in big deals and is an excellent technical lawyer.
Chambers & Partners Telecoms 2018
Worth every penny.
Legal 500 IT and Telecoms 2018


  • TMT Lawyer of the Year, TMT Finance Awards, February 2024



Admitted as solicitor, New South Wales, Australia, 1997

Admitted as solicitor, England and Wales, 2000


BA, Philosophy, The University of New South Wales, 1995

LLB, Law, The University of New South Wales, 1995

Graduate Diploma, Legal Practice, The College of Law, Sydney, 1996


A&O Shearman was formed on May 1, 2024 by the combination of Shearman & Sterling LLP and Allen & Overy LLP and their respective affiliates (the legacy firms). Any matters referred to above may include matters undertaken by one or more of the legacy firms rather than A&O Shearman.