Dispute Resolution

"They're a very strong local firm and have a very big practice."  Client testimonial in Chambers and Partners 2024


"While they have the resources of a big international firm, they have the local know-how and know the market well."  Client testimonial in Chambers and Partners 2022


Howse Williams specialises in dispute resolution both in Hong Kong and internationally. The firm handles complex multi-jurisdictional commercial cases involving sale of goods; trade finance; media law; fraud; shareholder, joint venture, employment, property and franchise disputes; insolvency issues; injunction proceedings; jurisdictional challenges; public inquiries and judicial reviews.


Key areas of practice include: 


  • Financial services and corporate regulatory disputes
  • Clinical negligence and healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Professional indemnity and D&O
  • Employment
  • Shipping and international trade
  • Marine personal injury
  • Contentious probate and trusts
  • Property and building management
  • International Fraud

Key Partners:

Chris Howse; David Kan; David Coogans; Alison Scott; William Leung; Michael Withington; Desmond Lee; Gary Chow; William Wong; Janie Wong; Tony Leung