Shearman wins Norton Rose corporate star

Shearman & Sterling has snared Norton Rose corporate heavyweight Laurence Levy for its London M&A team. Levy is a specialist in M&A, equity offerings, joint ventures and corporate restructurings. His key clients include power giant Drax Holdings and Corus. Norton Rose head of corporate finance Tim Marsden said the move was amicable and that Levy was not proposing to take any heritage clients. Levy has been a corporate finance partner since 1996. He joined Norton Rose in 1986. First revealed on 2 March