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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David Coogans
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Brian Ho
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
David Kan
Partner
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
Kevin Bowers
Partner / Solicitor Advocate
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Dispute Resolution, Employment, Insurance
Chris Williams
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Bernard Murphy
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
Emma Day
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Stacey Devoy
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Family, Matrimonial
Katherine Chuang
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
William Leung
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Arbitration, Cargo, Dispute Resolution
Alison Scott
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Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Medico-Legal
Oonagh Toner
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Commercial Crime Bureau Investigations, Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal
Chia Ching Tan
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Chris Howse
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Jill Wong
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Finance, Regulatory Enforcement
Linda Heathfield
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Family, Matrimonial
Trainee Solicitors
27 November 2014
NEWS //
Submitted by // H Rogers, COO
HWB's Linda Heathfield has been listed in Spear's Asia 2015 Family Law Index as being "Outstanding in Field" for Divorce, Children and Nuptial Agreements.  Spear's describes Linda… › read article
23 June 2015
NEWS //
Submitted by // K Bowers, Partner
New MPF Provisions to Take Effect in Hong Kong from 1 August 2015The Legislative Council passed several changes to the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Ordinance ('MPFSO') on 30 Ja… › read article
22 June 2015