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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Christopher Yu
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Patricia Yeung
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Dispute Resolution, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Employment
Chia Ching Tan
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Chris Howse
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Alison Scott
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Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Medico-Legal
Janet Lee
Partner
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Building Management, Property
Brian Ho
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
David Coogans
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Antony Yung
Partner
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Banking, Finance
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)
Karen Lam
Partner
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Family, Matrimonial
William Leung
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Arbitration, Cargo, Dispute Resolution
Bernard Murphy
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
Linda Heathfield
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Family, Matrimonial
Chris Williams
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
David Kan
Partner, Solicitor Advocate
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
Heidi Lee
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Gilles Cardonnel
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Kevin So
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Litigation
Maureen Liu
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal
Stephen Leung
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Jill Wong
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Finance, Regulatory Enforcement
Oonagh Toner
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Commercial Crime Bureau Investigations, Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal
Michael Withington
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Dispute Resolution, Employment, Insurance
Stacey Devoy TEP
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Family, Matrimonial
Graduate Recruitment
21 August 2019
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Submitted by // J Wong, Partner
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21 February 2020
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Submitted by // J Wong, Partner
BITCOINS: STOP AND FREEZE A recent English high court case1 has found that cryptocurrencies are a form of property. This is a significant ruling with a useful analysis of this is… › read article
14 February 2020