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HWB announces promotion of Karen Lam to partnership
Submitted by // H Rogers, COO
02 May 2017

HWB is delighted to announce that Karen Lam will become a partner of the firm with effect from 1 May 2017.

Karen joined HWB in 2012.  Her practice focuses on family law matters with an emphasis on matrimonial disputes including divorce and separation, child custody, wardship and financial applications, third party interests, injunctions and settlements.  Karen's other areas of focus are will drafting, probate and general civil litigation matters.  Karen has litigation experience in the Court of Appeal, High Court, District Court and Family Court in Hong Kong.

Karen is a member of the Family Law Committee of the Law Society of Hong Kong and the Executive Committee of the Hong Kong Family Law Association.  Karen was involved in the establishment of and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Hong Kong Collaborative Practice Group.   Karen is also an Accredited Mediator on the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre's (HKIAC) Panel of General Mediators and is a Civil Celebrant of Marriages in Hong Kong.  Karen is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.

Linda Heathfield, the partner in charge of HWB's family and matrimonial practice commented "I have worked with Karen for many years and I am delighted to promote her to partnership.  Karen is an experienced and capable family lawyer.  She will be an excellent addition to the HWB partnership."

Karen's promotion brings the total number of HWB partners to 24.  HWB's current headcount is approximately 170.


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Howse Williams Bowers 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; intellectual property 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.

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