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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Brian Ho
Partner
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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)
Alison Scott
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Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Medico-Legal
Chris Howse
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Chia Ching Tan
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
David Kan
Partner
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
Linda Heathfield
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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
Chris Williams
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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
Kevin Bowers
Partner / Solicitor Advocate
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Dispute Resolution, Employment, Insurance
Jill Wong
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Finance, Regulatory Enforcement
Katherine Chuang
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
NEWS //
Submitted by // K Bowers, Partner
In-house Lawyers Breathe Easier! Citic Pacific Ltd v Secretary for Justice [2015] HKEC 1263 Introduction The Hong Kong Courts have repeatedly emphasised in the past that legal p… › read article
28 August 2015
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Submitted by // K Bowers, Partner
"Sorry" seems to be the hardest word! Introduction It is commonly recognised in Hong Kong that parties to a dispute or those who have caused injury to another are reluctant to ex… › read article
29 July 2015