About Us
Howse Williams Bowers is an independent Hong Kong law firm which combines the in-depth experience of its lawyers with a creative, forward-thinking approach.

Our key practice areas are corporate/commercial and corporate finance; commercial and maritime dispute resolution; clinical negligence and healthcare; insurance, personal injury and professional indemnity insurance; employment; family and matrimonial; property and building management; banking and financial services/corporate regulatory and compliance.

As an independent law firm we are able to minimise legal and commercial conflicts of interest and act for clients in every industry sector. The partners have spent the majority of their careers in Hong Kong and have a detailed understanding of international business and business in Asia.

The HWB partners and their teams have an excellent reputation for delivering high quality legal advice with a practical and commercial approach to solving legal issues in line with clients' commercial objectives.

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David Kan
Partner, Solicitor Advocate
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
Antony Yung
Partner
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Banking, Finance
Alison Scott
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Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Medico-Legal
Emma Day
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Christopher Yu
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
David Coogans
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Stacey Devoy TEP
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Family, Matrimonial
Gilles Cardonnel
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Chris Williams
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
William Leung
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Arbitration, Cargo, Dispute Resolution
Chris Howse
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Oonagh Toner
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Commercial Crime Bureau Investigations, Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal
Heidi Lee
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Katherine Chuang
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Denise Che
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate/Commercial
Kevin Bowers
Partner / Solicitor Advocate
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Dispute Resolution, Employment, Insurance
Chia Ching Tan
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Bernard Murphy
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
Janet Lee
Partner
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Building Management, Property
Linda Heathfield
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Family, Matrimonial
Jill Wong
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Finance, Regulatory Enforcement
Brian Ho
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Michael Withington
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Dispute Resolution, Employment, Insurance
Commercial Dispute Resolution Solicitors
2 to 4 years' and 5 to 8 years' post qualification experience
03 February 2017
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Submitted by // K Bowers, Partner / Solicitor Advocate
BLAME GAME Introduction This case concerned a water leakage dispute. The Plaintiffs were the registered owners of a property on the top floor of a residential building ("Property"… › read article
16 March 2017
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Submitted by // K Bowers, Partner / Solicitor Advocate; P Yeung, Senior Associate
  EMPLOYMENT AGENCIES BEWARE! Introduction On 13 January 2017, the Labour Department published a new Code of Practice for Employment Agencies ("Code"). The Code is particularl… › read article
15 March 2017