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 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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Oonagh Toner
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Commercial Crime Bureau Investigations, Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal
Brian Ho
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Bernard Murphy
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
Kevin Bowers
Partner / Solicitor Advocate
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Dispute Resolution, Employment, Insurance
Katherine Chuang
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
David Coogans
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Chia Ching Tan
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Stacey Devoy
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Family, Matrimonial
Alison Scott
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Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Medico-Legal
Lynn Lee
Partner
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Building Management, Dispute Resolution, Insurance
Jill Wong
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Finance, Regulatory Enforcement
Emma Day
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
David Kan
Partner
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
Linda Heathfield
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Family, Matrimonial
Chris Williams
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Chris Howse
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Trainee Solicitors
27 November 2014
NEWS //
Submitted by // Jill Wong, Partner
  ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING ISSUES: NEW PERSPECTIVES FOR THE NEW YEAR Regulatory enforcement of anti-money laundering (AML) laws has been intense in international financial centres,… › read article
21 January 2015
NEWS //
Submitted by // K Bowers, Partner/Solicitor Advocate
The Incorporated Owners of Freder Centre v Gringo Ltd & Anor [2014] HKCU 2838 Introduction It is common to see facades of commercial properties covered by advertisement signs of… › read article
13 January 2015