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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Antony Yung
Partner
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Corporate/Commercial, Corporate Finance, Corporate Restructuring & Reorganisation
Oonagh Toner
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Commercial Crime Bureau Investigations, Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal
David Coogans
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Alison Scott
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Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Medico-Legal
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
Emma Day
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Chia Ching Tan
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Chris Williams
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Bernard Murphy
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
Linda Heathfield
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Family, Matrimonial
Jill Wong
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Finance, Regulatory Enforcement
David Kan
Partner, Solicitor Advocate
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
Katherine Chuang
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Janet Lee
Partner
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Building Management, Property
William Leung
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Arbitration, Cargo, Dispute Resolution
Gilles Cardonnel
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Stacey Devoy
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Family, Matrimonial
Christopher Yu
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Brian Ho
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Chris Howse
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Michael Withington
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Dispute Resolution, Employment, Insurance
Legal Secretaries
10 September 2015
PRESS //
Submitted by // C Williams, Partner; B Ho, Partner
Howse Williams Bowers ("HWB"), a leading Hong Kong independent law firm, on 18 July 2016, advised the underwriter, UOB Kay Hian (Hong Kong), as the Hong Kong legal counsel, on the… › read article
25 July 2016
NEWS //
Submitted by // H Rogers, COO
Howse Williams Bowers ("HWB") is delighted to announce that Janet Lee has joined the firm as a partner. Janet advises on a wide range of property and conveyancing matters includin… › read article
07 July 2016