Brewin Dolphin Hldgs

Holding(s) in Company

Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC
10 January 2008


TR-1 :               Notification of major interests in shares

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing         BREWIN DOLPHIN HOLDINGS PLC
shares to which voting rights are attached:

2. Reason for the notification     (please tick the appropriate box or boxes)
An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                                                       X
An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of
shares already issued to which voting rights are attached
An event changing the breakdown of voting rights
Other (please specify):Disclosure required following the implementation of the DTR Rules

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the notification             LIONTRUST INVESTMENT SERVICES LIMITED
obligation:

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3.):                             N/A

5. Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is                   9/1/2008
crossed or reached if different):

6. Date on which issuer notified:                                               10/1/2008

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:                                     5%

8. Notified details:








A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type of     Situation previous to the Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
shares            Triggering transaction

 if possible      Number of    Number of    Number of     Number of voting rights % of voting rights
using the ISIN    Shares       Voting       shares
CODE                           Rights
                                            Direct        Direct       Indirect   Direct      Indirect

Ordinary Shares   10,266,414   10,266,414   10,466,414    10,466,414              5.02
1p


B: Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial    Expiration date Exercise/ Conversion      Number of voting rights    % of voting
instrument           i               Period/ Date              that may be acquired if    rights
                                                               the instrument is
                                                               exercised/ converted.
   Not Applicable


Total (A+B)
Number of voting rights                            % of voting rights
10,466,414                                         5.02












9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the financial instruments are effectively
held, if applicable :



Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:                                      N/A
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:       N/A
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:   N/A


13. Additional information:
14. Contact name:                            ADRIAN J McCRORY
15. Contact telephone number:                020 7412 1730




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