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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Chris Howse
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Antony Yung
Partner
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Banking, Finance
Chris Williams
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Bernard Murphy
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
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
David Coogans
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Christopher Yu
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Chia Ching Tan
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Jill Wong
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Finance, Regulatory Enforcement
Denise Che
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate/Commercial
Alison Scott
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Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Medico-Legal
Katherine Chuang
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Linda Heathfield
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Family, Matrimonial
William Leung
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Arbitration, Cargo, Dispute Resolution
Brian Ho
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Stacey Devoy TEP
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Family, Matrimonial
David Kan
Partner, Solicitor Advocate
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
Janet Lee
Partner
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Building Management, Property
Heidi Lee
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Karen Lam
Partner
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Family, Matrimonial
Emma Day
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Gilles Cardonnel
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Michael Withington
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Dispute Resolution, Employment, Insurance
Commercial Dispute Resolution Solicitors
2 to 4 years' and 5 to 8 years' post qualification experience
03 February 2017
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Submitted by // K Bowers, Partner / Solicitor Advocate
A tenant does not always get to walk away Introduction This case concerned a water overflow incident. The Plaintiffs were the registered joint-tenant owners and occupiers of a f… › read article
25 May 2017
NEWS //
Submitted by // J Wong, Partner
  Click here to see Regulatory Investigations - Do's and Don'ts › read article
24 May 2017