Norton Rose Fulbright and Ashurst lead as Trinity Mirror seals £127m deal for Daily Express owner

Firms win roles alongside City firm Rosenblatt on the sale of the Express and Star tabloid newspaper business

Norton Rose Fulbright, Rosenblatt and Ashurst are advising on Trinity Mirror’s acquisition of rival newspaper publishing group Northern & Shell for £127m.

The group, which is owned by newspaper proprietor Richard Desmond, publishes the Daily Express, Sunday ExpressDaily Star and OK! Magazine.

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