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Tuesday 31 July, 2007

Brewin Dolphin Hldgs

Board Appointment

Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC
31 July 2007

31st July 2007



Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC (the 'Company') Board Appointment



Angela Knight, CBE was today, 31st July, appointed to the Company's Board of
Directors as Non Executive Director.



Angela Knight set up and was Chief Executive of a specialist contract heat
treatment company treating precision engineering components - Cook & Knight
Metallurgical Processors Ltd - and associated process plant manufacturing
company.

From 1987 to 1992 she was a Councillor and Chief Whip on Sheffield City Council.
She entered Parliament in 1992 as MP for Erewash and was Economic Secretary to
H M Treasury from 1995 to 1997, until she lost her seat at the General Election.

Angela Knight became Chief Executive of the Association of Private Client
Investment Managers and Stockbrokers (APCIMS) in September 1997 until December
2006.  She is currently the Chief Executive of the British Bankers Association
and a non-executive director on the Boards of LogicaCMG and IFSL and a trust
member of the Port of London Authority.

Jamie Matheson, Executive Chairman, said 'I am delighted that Angela Knight has
accepted our invitation to join the Board and we have every confidence that she
will make a very significant contribution to the Company, particularly given her
wealth of experience. She has been a tireless champion of private investors for
a long time, encompassing her work at the Treasury and more recently at APCIMS.'



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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