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 and intellectual property 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
William Leung
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Arbitration, Cargo, Dispute Resolution
Chris Williams
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Bernard Murphy
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
Denise Che
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate/Commercial
David Coogans
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Alison Scott
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Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Medico-Legal
Linda Heathfield
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Family, Matrimonial
Chris Howse
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
David Kan
Partner, Solicitor Advocate
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
Kevin Bowers
Partner / Solicitor Advocate
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Dispute Resolution, Employment, Insurance
Emma Day
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Christopher Yu
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Brian Ho
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Stacey Devoy
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Family, Matrimonial
Oonagh Toner
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Commercial Crime Bureau Investigations, Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal
Katherine Chuang
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Jill Wong
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Finance, Regulatory Enforcement
Chia Ching Tan
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Legal Secretaries
10 September 2015
NEWS //
Submitted by // K Bowers, Partner / Solicitor Advocate; P Yeung, Senior Associate
A Recent Case - Discrimination Claim of Unfair Treatment and Dismissal (on Grounds of Disability, Sex and Family Status Discrimination) Dismissed Executive Summary In the recent… › read article
26 May 2016
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Submitted by // K Bowers, Partner/Solicitor Advocate
  ILO Reporting duties of insurance agents Click here to see the International Law Office Article › read article
11 May 2016