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Friday 22 February, 2008

Brewin Dolphin Hldgs

Result of AGM

Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC
22 February 2008

Brewin Dolphin Holdings PLC
2008 Annual General Meeting

Result of Proxy Voting

At the Brewin Dolphin Holding PLC Annual General Meeting held on the 22 February
2008 the following resolutions were passed by shareholders on a show of hands.

Shareholders holding an aggregate 208,446,934 shares were eligible to vote at
the meeting. Valid proxies were received by the Company from shareholders prior
to the meeting as follows:

                                           Proxy votes for  Proxy votes      Proxy votes      Total number of
                                           the resolution   against the      withheld         shares for which
                                                            resolution                        proxy
                                                                                              validly made
Resolution 1
To receive the Accounts and the Reports of      133,801,955          168,914          379,403       134,350,272
the Directors and Auditors for the period
ended 30 September 2007.

Resolution 2
To re-elect as an Executive Chairman Mr          90,406,081        2,564,881       41,379,310       134,350,272
Jamie Matheson who retires by rotation.

Resolution 3
To re-elect as a Director Mr Christopher        134,195,899          136,336           18,037       134,350,272
David Legge who retires by rotation.

Resolution 4
To re-elect as a Director Mr Ian Benjamin       134,205,624          133,986           10,662       134,350,272
Speke who retires by rotation.

Resolution 5
To re-elect as a Director Mr Simon              134,016,885          254,257           79,130       134,350,272
Jonathan Henry Still who retires by

Resolution 6
To elect as a Director Sir Stephen Mark         133,119,973          186,336        1,043,963       134,350,272
Jeffrey Lamport.

Resolution 7
To elect as a Director Ms Angela Ann            133,863,123          150,341          336,808       134,350,272

Resolution 8
To elect as a Director Ms Sarah Jane Soar.      134,074,970          208,867           66,435       134,350,272

Resolution 9
To elect as a Director Mr Barry Mark            134,138,245          134,746           77,281       134,350,272

Resolution 10
To approve the Directors' Remuneration          124,030,765          953,254        9,366,253       134,350,272
Report for the financial year ended 30
September 2007.

Resolution 11
To re-appoint Deloitte & Touche LLP as          133,681,537          288,366          380,369       134,350,272
Auditors of the Company.

Resolution 12
To authorise the Directors to determine         134,200,217          136,878           13,177       134,350,272
the remuneration of the Auditors.

Resolution 13
To approve the payment by the Company of a      134,339,817                0           10,455       134,350,272
final dividend of 3.5 pence per ordinary

Resolution 14
To authorise the increase of the Company's      134,195,839          140,966           13,467       134,350,272
Share Capital to 275 million ordinary
shares of 1 pence each.

Resolution 15
To authorise the Directors to allot             134,324,980           10,788           14,504       134,350,272
relevant securities.

Resolution 16
To disapply pre-emption rights.                 133,839,881           37,061          473,330       134,350,272

Resolution 17
To authorise political donations and            121,240,365        1,815,803       11,294,104       134,350,272

Resolution 18
To authorise the Company to purchase its        134,313,616           26,071           10,585       134,350,272
own shares in the market.


1.      Resolutions 14 and 18 were special business and Resolutions 16 and 18
were passed as Special Resolutions.

2.      Any proxy appointments which gave discretion to the Chairman have been
included in the 'for' total.

3.      The Chair was passed to the Senior Independent Director and Deputy
Chairman, Nick Hood for Resolution 2.

4.      It should be noted that the appointment of a proxy is not an
unequivocally precise indicator of the way that the shareholder would have voted
on a poll, it merely reflects their intention at the time the instruction was
given. Voting instructions can be changed at any time prior to a poll being
demanded and a shareholder, having lodged a proxy, is still entitled to attend
the Meeting and having heard/participated in the debate vote their shares
themselves as they see it.

5.      The 'vote withheld' totals indicate those members who have abstained on
a particular resolution. 'Vote withheld' is not a vote in law and has not been
counted in the calculation of the proportion of votes 'for' and 'against' a

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