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Law Update: Derry-Evans succeeds

Robert Derry-Evans is the new managing partner at McKenna & Co. He succeeds Stephen Whybrow, who is returning to a full-time role in the firm's intellectual property group.

Mr Derry-Evans was the managing partner and head of McKenna's corporate practice in Hong Kong for five years. Following his return to the UK he headed McKenna's asset finance practice, advising on the financing of infrastructure projects, including the second Severn crossing, the Channel tunnel rail link and the Pego power project in Portugal.