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, banking and finance 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 Kan
Partner
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
Jonathan Silver
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Aircraft Finance, Banking, Finance
Oonagh Toner
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Commercial Crime Bureau Investigations, Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal
Katherine Chuang
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Lynn Lee
Partner
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Building Management, Dispute Resolution, Insurance
Kevin Bowers
Partner / Solicitor Advocate
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Dispute Resolution, Employment, Insurance
Stacey Devoy
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Family, Matrimonial
Brian Ho
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Chia Ching Tan
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Chris Williams
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Linda Heathfield
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Family, Matrimonial
Jill Wong
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Finance, Regulatory Enforcement
Bernard Murphy
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
Alison Scott
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Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Medico-Legal
David Coogans
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Chris Howse
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Associates - Litigation
up to 3 years' post qualification experience
05 September 2013
NEWS //
Submitted by // K Bowers, Partner; B Lee, Associate
"Study on Discrimination in the Hong Kong Workplace" and the Current Scope of Legislation against Discrimination in Hong Kong Introduction Employers must be vigilant in prevent… › read article
17 September 2014
NEWS //
Submitted by // Jill Wong, Partner
  All that glitters is not gold : regulatory focus on false or misleading information The SFC recently penalised an intermediary for an advertisement which contained false or m… › read article
27 August 2014