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Howse Williams announces appointment of China Appointed Attesting Officers
Submitted by // H Rogers, COO
01 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 People's Republic of China as China Appointed Attesting Officers (CAAOs) and they can commence attesting documents from 1 August 2019. China Appointed Attesting Officers may certify, witness and execute documents originating in Hong Kong for use in Mainland China to ensure that the documents are compliant with Hong Kong and PRC laws.

The CAAO function compliments Howse Williams' existing notary function. For assistance with attestation or notarisation please contact:

For Attestation:
T +852 2803 3737 or +852 2803 3663

For Notarisation:
T +852 2803 3688

Howse Williams has 27 Partners, 5 Consultants, 2 China Appointed Attesting Officers, 1 Notary Public and a total headcount of approximately 200.

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Howse Williams is an independent law firm which combines the in-depth experience of its lawyers with a 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.