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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Maureen Liu
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal
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)
Gilles Cardonnel
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Stephen Leung
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Private Equity
David Coogans
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Chris Williams
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Heidi Lee
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Oonagh Toner
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Commercial Crime Bureau Investigations, Dispute Resolution, Medico-Legal
Emma Day
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Chia Ching Tan
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Christopher Yu
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Brian Ho
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions
Denise Che
Partner
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Corporate/Commercial, Corporate Finance, Corporate Restructuring & Reorganisation
Michael Withington
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Dispute Resolution, Employment, Insurance
Bernard Murphy
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Medico-Legal, Pharmaceutical
Linda Heathfield
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Family, Matrimonial
Kevin So
Partner
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Dispute Resolution, Litigation
Patricia Yeung
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Dispute Resolution, Employee Benefits & Executive Compensation, Employment
Alison Scott
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Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Medico-Legal
William Leung
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Arbitration, Cargo, Dispute Resolution
Stacey Devoy TEP
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Family, Matrimonial
Karen Lam
Partner
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Family, Matrimonial
Eviana Leung
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Dispute Resolution, Shipping (Wet & Dry)
Antony Yung
Partner
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Banking, Finance
Janet Lee
Partner
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Building Management, Property
Jill Wong
Partner
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Corporate Finance, Finance, Regulatory Enforcement
Graduate Recruitment
02 May 2019
Howse Williams is delighted to announce that Kevin So has joined the firm as a Partner in the dispute resolution practice. Kevin joins the firm from Davis Polk & Wardwell in Hong … › read article
10 June 2019
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Submitted by // P Yeung, Partner
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21 January 2019