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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Bernard Murphy
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
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
Stacey Devoy TEP
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Family, Matrimonial
Linda Heathfield
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Family, Matrimonial
Michael Withington
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Dispute Resolution, Employment, Insurance
Christopher Yu
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Brian Ho
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Heidi Lee
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Chris Williams
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Gilles Cardonnel
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Antony Yung
Partner
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Banking, Finance
Alison Scott
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Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Medico-Legal
Chia Ching Tan
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Jill Wong
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Finance, Regulatory Enforcement
David Coogans
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
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
Oonagh Toner
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Commercial Crime Bureau Investigations, Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal
Katherine Chuang
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
William Leung
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Arbitration, Cargo, Dispute Resolution
Emma Day
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Janet Lee
Partner
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Building Management, Property
Graduate Recruitment
05 September 2016
PUBLICATIONS //
Submitted by // K Bowers, Partner/Solicitor Advocate; M Withington, Partner
  ILO The Apology Bill and its potential effects on insurance contracts Click here to see the International Law Office Article › read article
18 January 2017
PRESS //
Submitted by // B Ho, Partner
Howse Williams Bowers ("HWB"), a leading Hong Kong independent law firm, advised Sinolink Securities (HK) Co., Ltd., the sole sponsor, sole global coordinator and sole bookrunner,… › read article
18 January 2017