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Company Shire plc
TIDM SHP
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Total Voting Rights

Released 07:00 01-May-2014
Number 41629-E428

Total Voting Rights

Total Voting Rights

May 1, 2014 - Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) (the "Company"), in accordance
with the Financial Conduct Authority's (the "FCA") Disclosure and Transparency
Rule 5.6.1R, notifies the market of the following:

At close of business on April 30, 2014, the Company's issued ordinary share
capital comprised 589,014,068 ordinary shares of 5 pence each with voting
rights and a further 9,019,832 ordinary shares held in treasury.

Therefore the total number of voting rights in the Company is 589,014,068. This
is the figure which should be used by shareholders as the denominator for the
calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their
interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the FCA's
Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

Tony Guthrie
Deputy Company Secretary

For further information please contact:

Investor Relations                                                             
Jeff Poulton                            jpoulton@shire.com   +1 781 482 0945   
Eric Rojas                              erojas@shire.com     +1 781 482 0999   
Sarah Elton-Farr                        seltonfarr@shire.com +44 1256 894157   

Notes to editors

Shire enables people with life-altering conditions to lead better lives.

Our strategy is to focus on developing and marketing innovative specialty
medicines to meet significant unmet patient needs.

We provide treatments in Neuroscience, Rare Diseases, Gastrointestinal and
Internal Medicine and we are developing treatments for symptomatic conditions
treated by specialist physicians in other targeted therapeutic areas.

www.shire.com

                                                                            
Registered in Jersey, No. 99854, 22 Grenville Street, St Helier, Jersey JE4 8PX

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