SOURCE: Protherics PLC

December 18, 2006 14:14 ET

Protherics PLC announces Director/PDMR Shareholding - 2

Cheshire, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 18, 2006 --

                                 Protherics PLC



                         Notification of PDMR Interests





London, UK; Brentwood, TN; 18 December 2006 - Protherics PLC ("Protherics" or
the "Company"), the international biopharmaceutical company focused on critical
care and cancer, announces the award, on 15 December 2006, of a conditional
right to receive 100,173 ordinary shares in Protherics ("Ordinary Shares") under
the terms of the Protherics PLC 2005 Long Term Incentive Plan (the "LTIP"), to
Saul Komisar, President of the Company's US operations.  The award vests on the
third anniversary of the date of grant subject to the achievement of the
performance conditions.



Following the above awards, Saul Komisar holds options and conditional awards
over a total of 943,483 Ordinary Shares.



Protherics PLC also announces the grant, on 15 December 2006, of the following
options over Ordinary Shares in the Company under the terms of the LTIP:


Name                       Position                                          Number of        Exercise
                                                                             Options          Price
Sally C Waterman           Director of Research & Development                101,694          2p


Ian T Scoular              Director of Business Development                    98,305         2p


Nicholas J Staples         Director of Corporate Affairs                       84,745         2p



The options are exercisable between the third and tenth anniversary of the date
of grant, subject to the achievement of performance conditions.



Following the above grant of options, the above hold options over the following
number of Ordinary Shares:


Sally Waterman             492,289
Ian Scoular                854,984
Nick Staples               409,977



The current issued ordinary share capital of the Company is 261,489,793 shares.



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For further information please contact:


Protherics
Nick Staples, Director of Corporate Affairs                                     +44 (0) 7919  480510
Julie Vickers, Company Secretary                                                +44 (0)1928 518010

Financial Dynamics - press enquiries
London: Ben Atwell, David Yates                                                 +44 (0) 20 7831 3113
New York: John Capodanno, Jonathan Birt                                         +1 212 850 5600



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