Foot Anstey has announced the promotion of five of its lawyers to partner: John Catchpole, Rebecca Kibby, Mark Li, Adam McKenna and Christian Silk.

Catchpole, who leads Foot Anstey’s space and satellite team, specialises in delivering complex real estate projects, particularly those in the energy and infrastructure and developer sectors.

As CEO and head of conveyancing services, Kibby oversees a team of 70 within the firm's real estate group. The conveyancing services team handles over 5000 residential transactions each year, covering plot sales, Islamic finance, B2B conveyancing and private client work. 

Li specialises in high-value, complex commercial property transactions, and the management of operational property portfolios. Acting for public and private sector infrastructure developers and owners in the transport and energy spheres has seen him play a leading role in Foot Anstey’s energy and infrastructure sector work relating to electric vehicles and mobility services. 

McKenna trained and qualified with Foot Anstey and is a founding member of its private equity sector team. He leads on the firm’s private equity-backed portfolio business offering and has experience in advising portfolio businesses on bolt-on acquisitions and implementing buy and build strategies.

As head of strategic infrastructure planning at Foot Anstey, Silk specialises in planning and environmental law and has expertise across its developer, energy and infrastructure sectors and its space and satellite and ports focus areas. He is an expert on the nitrates and phosphates issue impacting developers in many parts of the UK.


Pictured above (L-R): John Catchpole, Rebecca Kibby, Christian Silk, Mark Li, and Adam McKenna