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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Stacey Devoy
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Family, Matrimonial
Emma Day
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
William Leung
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Arbitration, Cargo, Dispute Resolution
Bernard Murphy
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
Chris Williams
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Chia Ching Tan
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
David Kan
Partner, Solicitor Advocate
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
Denise Che
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate/Commercial
Oonagh Toner
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Commercial Crime Bureau Investigations, Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal
Michael Withington
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Dispute Resolution, Employment, Insurance
Chris Howse
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
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
Kevin Bowers
Partner / Solicitor Advocate
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Dispute Resolution, Employment, Insurance
Christopher Yu
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Jill Wong
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Finance, Regulatory Enforcement
Katherine Chuang
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Brian Ho
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Legal Secretaries
10 September 2015
NEWS //
Submitted by // H Rogers, COO
HWB is delighted to announce that Denise Che will become a partner of the firm with effect from 1 May 2016. Denise has worked at HWB since the firm was established in 2012. She ha… › read article
22 April 2016
NEWS //
Submitted by // K Bowers, Partner
Directors and Shareholders: Rights of Access to Company Records Introduction A question that often arises in practice is to what extent directors and shareholders are entitled to… › read article
22 April 2016