Goodman Derrick's Corporate team advise on the acquisition of Quiller Publishing for Amberley Publishing

Goodman Derrick’s corporate team have advised Amberley Publishing on its acquisition of Quiller Publishing. The deal is another step forward for both companies as Amberley implements its growth plans following the company’s distribution move to HarperCollins Glasgow in July 2020.

Quiller’s leadership will step back whilst their team join the Amberley stable. Amberley CEO Nick Hayward, commented:

“Paul Webb and the team at Goodman Derrick guided us efficiently through the legal process to ensure a smooth and timely completion of the transaction.”

The Goodman Derrick team was led by experienced corporate partner Paul Webb, who commented:

“We were delighted to represent Amberley on this significant step in its long term growth strategy. Andrew and Gilly Johnston over 20 years had built Quiller into a robust business which will now complement the non-fiction range published by Amberley.”

The Goodman Derrick team was led by partner Paul Webb, and included:

Paul Herbert, Partner, Commercial and Publishing 

Alexandra Bonner, Partner, Employment

Richard Pull, Senior Associate, Corporate

Remy Ormesher, Associate, Employment

Hector Freyne, Trainee, Corporate

For further information

Paul Webb, Partner, +44 (0)20 7421 7956,

James Caulfield, Head of Business Development, +44 (0)20 7421 7968,


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