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; intellectual property; 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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Michael Withington
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Dispute Resolution, Employment, Insurance
Antony Yung
Partner
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Corporate/Commercial, Corporate Finance, Corporate Restructuring & Reorganisation
Denise Che
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate/Commercial
Chia Ching Tan
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Katherine Chuang
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Oonagh Toner
Practice Area //
Commercial Crime Bureau Investigations, Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal
Chris Howse
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Jill Wong
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Finance, Regulatory Enforcement
Emma Day
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Chris Williams
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Christopher Yu
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
William Leung
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Arbitration, Cargo, Dispute Resolution
Linda Heathfield
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Family, Matrimonial
David Kan
Partner, Solicitor Advocate
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
Stacey Devoy
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Family, Matrimonial
David Coogans
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Bernard Murphy
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
Brian Ho
Partner
Practice Area //
Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Alison Scott
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Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Medico-Legal
Kevin Bowers
Partner / Solicitor Advocate
Practice Area //
Dispute Resolution, Employment, Insurance
Legal Secretaries
10 September 2015
NEWS //
Submitted by // K Bowers, Partner / Solicitor Advocate; P Yeung, Senior Associate
Race Discrimination in Police Activities - Or not? Introduction The obligation upon Hong Kong Police Officers to provide their services in a non-discriminatory manner was scruti… › read article
28 June 2016
NEWS //
Submitted by // K Bowers, Partner
Conspiracy Theory: Two Strikes, And You're Out! Ammolite Wealth Ltd v King China Properties Ltd [2016] HKEC 88 Introduction In Ammolite Wealth Ltd v King China Properties Ltd … › read article
28 June 2016