Eviana is a Partner in the shipping team. She was admitted to practise in Hong Kong in 2008.
Prior to joining Howse Williams Bowers, Eviana received training from the shipping department of an international law firm with a strong dispute resolution and arbitration practice in Hong Kong and thereafter joined and was promoted as senior associate of another international law firm specialising in acting for prominent marine liability insurers.
She has vast experience in both contentious and non-contentious maritime, commercial, contractual, international trade matters with a particular emphasis on marine policy coverage disputes. On the contentious side, she advises on various disputes relating to marine insurers, freight forwarders, international logistics providers with a particular focus on cargo loss, arresting of vessel and yacht liabilities. Eviana has vast experience on maritime arbitration in both Hong Kong and London and enforcement of maritime arbitration awards.
On the regulatory side, Eviana advises majority of the major container terminals in Hong Kong on enforcement actions by labour department on occupational health & safety issues and Customs & Excise.
She acts for more than 10 marine liability insurers and is known within the marine insurance circle as a solution-driven lawyer who would provide sound practical advice.
Eviana is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.