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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Oonagh Toner
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Commercial Crime Bureau Investigations, Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal
Janet Lee
Partner
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Building Management, Property
Christopher Yu
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Jill Wong
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Finance, Regulatory Enforcement
William Leung
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Arbitration, Cargo, Dispute Resolution
David Kan
Partner, Solicitor Advocate
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
Kevin Bowers
Partner / Solicitor Advocate
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Dispute Resolution, Employment, Insurance
Alison Scott
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Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Medico-Legal
Brian Ho
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Stacey Devoy TEP
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Family, Matrimonial
Bernard Murphy
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
David Coogans
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Denise Che
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate/Commercial
Emma Day
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Gilles Cardonnel
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Chris Williams
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Chia Ching Tan
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Linda Heathfield
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Family, Matrimonial
Chris Howse
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Michael Withington
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Dispute Resolution, Employment, Insurance
Antony Yung
Partner
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Banking, Finance
Katherine Chuang
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Graduate Recruitment
05 September 2016
PRESS //
Submitted by // B Ho, Partner
Howse Williams Bowers ("HWB"), a leading Hong Kong independent law firm, advised Guangdong Adway Construction, as the Hong Kong legal counsel, on its up to HK$332 million (upon exe… › read article
06 December 2016
NEWS //
Submitted by // K Bowers, Partner / Solicitor Advocate; P Yeung, Senior Associate
  Yes it's ladies' night and the feeling's NOT quite right! With society's increasing awareness of the anti-discrimination laws in Hong Kong, complaints to the Hong Kong Equal O… › read article
06 December 2016