Brewin Dolphin Hldgs

Holding(s) in Company

Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC
23 January 2007

23 January 2007

                          Brewin Dolphin Holdings plc

Brewin Dolphin Holdings plc (the 'Company') was notified on 22 January 2007 by
Schroders Investment Management Limited that its interest in the Company is
12,870,648 ordinary shares of 1p each ('Ordinary Shares'), representing 6.33 per
cent. of the Company's issued share capital of 203,250,466 Ordinary Shares.

The holding is held via the following controlled undertakings:

Name                                                             Number of Shares    Percentage of issued
Schroder Investment Management Limited                                 12,850,548                   6.32%
Schroder Investment Management North America Ltd                           20,100                   0.01%

Total                                                                  12,870,648                   6.33%


Yvonne Fisher                                                          020 7248

Assistant Company Secretary

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