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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Karen Lam
Partner
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Family, Matrimonial
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)
Eviana Leung
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Linda Heathfield
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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
Antony Yung
Partner
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Banking, Finance
Brian Ho
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Bernard Murphy
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
Heidi Lee
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Patricia Yeung
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Dispute Resolution, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Employment
Oonagh Toner
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Commercial Crime Bureau Investigations, Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal
Alison Scott
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Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Medico-Legal
Maureen Liu
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal
Gilles Cardonnel
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Denise Che
Partner
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Corporate/Commercial, Corporate Finance, Corporate Restructuring & Reorganisation
Stacey Devoy TEP
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Family, Matrimonial
Michael Withington
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Dispute Resolution, Employment, Insurance
David Coogans
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Kevin So
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Litigation
Chris Williams
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
William Leung
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Arbitration, Cargo, Dispute Resolution
Stephen Leung
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Jill Wong
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Finance, Regulatory Enforcement
Christopher Yu
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Graduate Recruitment
21 August 2019
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Submitted by // B Ho, Partner; D Che, Partner
  Howse Williams ("HW"), a leading Hong Kong independent law firm, advised First Shanghai Capital, the sole sponsor, First Shanghai Securities, Guotai Junan Securities, Shanxi Se… › read article
21 January 2020
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Submitted by // H Lee, Partner and B Ho, Partner
  Howse Williams ("HW"), a leading Hong Kong independent law firm, acted as the legal adviser to the sole sponsor and the underwriters in relation to the approximately HK$400 mi… › read article
17 January 2020