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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Janet Lee
Partner
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Building Management, Property
Emma Day
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
William Leung
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Arbitration, Cargo, Dispute Resolution
David Kan
Partner, Solicitor Advocate
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
Chris Howse
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Linda Heathfield
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Family, Matrimonial
Christopher Yu
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Chia Ching Tan
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Denise Che
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate/Commercial
Michael Withington
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Dispute Resolution, Employment, Insurance
Oonagh Toner
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Commercial Crime Bureau Investigations, Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal
Stacey Devoy TEP
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Family, Matrimonial
Kevin Bowers
Partner / Solicitor Advocate
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Dispute Resolution, Employment, Insurance
Alison Scott
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Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Medico-Legal
Jill Wong
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Finance, Regulatory Enforcement
Karen Lam
Partner
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Family, Matrimonial
Bernard Murphy
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
Chris Williams
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Katherine Chuang
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Brian Ho
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
David Coogans
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Heidi Lee
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Antony Yung
Partner
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Banking, Finance
Gilles Cardonnel
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
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
Court of Appeal rules against Moody's in regulatory appeal Note: This is an update to our October 2016 Regulatory Law Alert. Please see the Alert for more information. Introduct… › read article
24 July 2017
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Submitted by // K Bowers, Partner / Solicitor Advocate
…AND YOU'RE OUT OF TIME! Limitation Period and the "Analogy Exception" Summary The recent case of Liu Hsiao Cheng v Wong Shiu Wai (No. 2) [2017] HKEC 541 involves disputes be… › read article
21 July 2017