Brewin Dolphin Hldgs

Director Shareholding

Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC
17 January 2001

DOCUMENT DATED:  16TH JANUARY 2001


DIRECTOR'S SHAREHOLDING

Vikram Lall, a Director of Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC, has reported to the
Company that he has sold a total of 79,200 1 penny ordinary shares in the
company at 198p per share.  Of these 50,000 were sold on the 15th January 2001
and the remainder of 29,200 were sold as at today's date.