Brewin Dolphin Hldgs

Board Changes

Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC
03 September 2007

Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC

Changes to Board Membership

3rd September 2007

Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC (the 'Company')

After 20 years leading Brewin Dolphin, we announce the retirement of John Hall.
John will be stepping down as Chief Executive at the end of the Financial Year
(30th September 2007).  He will retire from the Board of Brewin Dolphin Holdings
PLC at the 2008 Annual General Meeting.

Jamie Matheson, Executive Chairman, said 'John Hall's contribution to Brewin
Dolphin has been remarkable.  The fact that the Company has gone from strength
to strength whilst maintaining its core traditional values is due to his vision,
integrity and leadership.  These traditional values will be maintained by a
strong and effective team committed to the continuing success of the Company.'

From 1st October 2007 the Executive Chairman Jamie Matheson will have five
direct reports:-

Chief Operating Officer;
Finance Director;
Head of Private Clients;
Head of Regulation; and
Head of Investment Banking

Sarah Soar (Head of the Southern Region) and Barry Howard (Head of Regulation)
are appointed Executive Directors of the Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC Board.

Christopher Legge will hand over the role of Head of Private Clients to David
McCorkell.  Christopher remains an Executive Director of the Company and will
continue his close involvement with the development of the Group Fund Management
operation and his own private client base.

For further enquiries:

Jamie Matheson                       Toby Mountford/George Cazenove
Executive Chairman                   Citigate Dewe Rogerson
                                     020 7638 9571

Charlotte Black
0845 213 1000

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