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Trinity Mirror PLC
08 May 2007


                               Trinity Mirror plc

                    Acquisition of TotallyLegal.com Limited

Trinity Mirror plc is pleased to announce the acquisition of TotallyLegal.com
Limited, the owner of TotallyLegal.com, the UK's leading online recruitment site
for the legal profession, and TotallyFinancial.com, a leading online recruitment
site serving the finance sector. The total consideration for this acquisition is
£11.8 million in cash.

The acquisition represents the latest stage of Trinity Mirror's strategy to
develop its digital and online businesses through organic growth and appropriate
acquisitions. These sites will join the Group's portfolio of successful online
recruitment businesses which already includes sites such as SecsintheCity,
GAAPweb, hotonline and its stake in the Fish4Jobs joint venture.

Commenting on the acquisition, Sly Bailey, said: "this is the latest stage in
our strategy of developing our digital businesses. TotallyLegal is Britain's
leading website for legal recruitment and together with TotallyFinancial will
complement our existing suite of professional recruitment sites perfectly."

Bernard Howard, the founder of TotallyLegal, commented, "I am delighted that
TotallyLegal is becoming part of such a large and growing digital publishing
group. With the additional exposure and resources that Trinity Mirror will
bring, we look forward to a very strong future for the business."

With its specialist job sites, its regional network of over 80 local job sites,
together with Fish4jobs Trinity Mirror continues to strengthen its position and
grow market share in the on-line recruitment market.



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