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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Jill Wong
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Finance, Regulatory Enforcement
Bernard Murphy
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
Chia Ching Tan
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Stacey Devoy
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Family, Matrimonial
David Kan
Partner
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
Chris Williams
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Alison Scott
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Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Medico-Legal
William Leung
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Arbitration, Cargo, Dispute Resolution
Kevin Bowers
Partner / Solicitor Advocate
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Dispute Resolution, Employment, Insurance
Oonagh Toner
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Commercial Crime Bureau Investigations, Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal
Emma Day
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Katherine Chuang
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
David Coogans
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Brian Ho
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Chris Howse
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Linda Heathfield
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Family, Matrimonial
Trainee Solicitors
27 November 2014
NEWS //
Submitted by // H Rogers, COO
HWB is delighted to announce that Adrian Sargent has joined the insurance and dispute resolution practice as a Senior Associate. Adrian joins HWB from Reynolds Porter Chamberlai… › read article
18 May 2015
PRESS //
Submitted by // B Ho, Partner
HWB advises on the placing of shares of Yuzhou Properties Howse Williams Bowers ("HWB"), a leading Hong Kong independent law firm, on 12 May 2015, advised the placing agents, Ha… › read article
15 May 2015