Johnston Press’s proposed disposal of 13 publishing titles and associated websites


Ashurst is advising Johnston Press plc in connection with its disposal of 13 publishing titles and associated websites in East Anglia and the East Midlands to Iliffe Media Limited.

The disposal progresses plans to focus Johnston Press’ business on its selected geographic markets, audience profile and digital growth.

The Ashurst team is being led by corporate partner Karen Davies (picture), assisted by associate Claire Broom, and solicitor Amber Walker.

MacRoberts with a team led by Alan Kelly is advising Johnston Press on matters of Scots law.

Involved fees earner: Alan Kelly – MacRoberts LLP; Karen Davies – Ashurst; Claire Broom – Ashurst; Amber Walker – Ashurst;

Law Firms: MacRoberts LLP; Ashurst;

Clients: Johnston Press PLC;

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