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Howse Williams hires litigation partner, Kevin So, from Davis Polk & Wardwell
Submitted by // H Rogers, COO
10 June 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 Kong. Kevin advises on a wide range of complex commercial litigation matters. He has extensive experience in civil and commercial disputes including banking, company, insolvency, trusts and estates and real estate matters. Kevin also advises on regulatory matters including criminal prosecutions and investigations by regulators and authorities including the Securities and Futures Commission, the Commercial Crime Bureau and the Independent Commission Against Corruption. Kevin’s clients include banks, large corporations and ultra high net-worth individuals both in Hong Kong and the PRC.

Kevin was named as the Rising Star of the Year at the Asialaw and Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific Dispute Resolution Awards 2018. He has also been named as a Future Star (Commercial and Transactions) by Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific in 2018 and 2019.

Chris Howse, the Senior Partner and a founding partner of Howse Williams commented “We are delighted to welcome Kevin So to the partnership. Kevin is an experienced litigator and a great fit for Howse Williams’ dispute resolution practice.”

With the addition of Kevin So, Howse Williams has 27 Partners, 5 Consultants 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.