About Us
Howse Williams 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; fraud; 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 HW 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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Stephen Leung
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Christopher Yu
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Linda Heathfield
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Family, Matrimonial
Stacey Devoy TEP
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Family, Matrimonial
Patricia Yeung
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Dispute Resolution, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Employment
David Coogans
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Denise Che
Partner
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Corporate/Commercial, Corporate Finance, Corporate Restructuring & Reorganisation
Eviana Leung
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Chris Howse
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Emma Day
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Kevin So
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Litigation
Brian Ho
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Chris Williams
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Heidi Lee
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
William Leung
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Arbitration, Cargo, Dispute Resolution
Antony Yung
Partner
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Banking, Finance
David Kan
Partner, Solicitor Advocate
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
Alison Scott
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Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Medico-Legal
Michael Withington
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Dispute Resolution, Employment, Insurance
Karen Lam
Partner
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Family, Matrimonial
Gilles Cardonnel
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Bernard Murphy
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
Oonagh Toner
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Commercial Crime Bureau Investigations, Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal
Maureen Liu
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal
Chia Ching Tan
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Jill Wong
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Finance, Regulatory Enforcement
Janet Lee
Partner
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Building Management, Property
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21 August 2019
NEWS //
Submitted by // H Rogers, COO
EU GDPR: Impact on Hong Kong? The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation, or EU GDPR came into effect in May 2018 and fundamentally reshapes and expands data privacy … › read article
07 August 2019
Howse Williams is delighted to announce that, with effect from 25 December 2018, corporate partners Brian Ho and Chris Yu have been appointed by the Ministry of Justice of the Peop… › read article
01 August 2019