Howse Williams is delighted to announce that William Wong has joined the firm as a Partner. William joins Howse Williams from an international law firm.
William specialises in contentious regulatory work and financial services and commercial litigation. He represents both institutional and individual clients in investigations by regulatory authorities and law enforcement agencies in Hong Kong on matters including market misconduct, money-laundering, bribery and corruption, mis-selling, internal controls failure, fraud, employee whistleblowing and data breaches. Benefiting from his in-house experience, he is frequently called upon to provide counsel on a broad range of regulatory compliance issues concerning financial institutions and listed companies, including emerging trends such as the use of Tech and virtual assets.
As a litigator, William has over 15 years of experience in advising financial institutions, listed and private companies and family offices/high net worth individuals on high-stake commercial disputes, from pre-action strategy and settlement negotiations, interim injunctive relief, commencement of proceedings and trial, to enforcement of judgments and arbitration awards.
William has been ranked by Who's Who Legal as a Futures Leader in Investigations and by Legal 500 as a "Next Generation Lawyer" for Dispute Resolution in Hong Kong.
Chris Howse, Senior Partner and Head of the firm's dispute resolution practice commented "William is an important addition to our contentious regulatory and litigation practices. We are delighted to welcome him to the Partnership"
Chris Williams, Head of the firm's corporate practice commented "We are very pleased to welcome William to the firm. William is an experienced regulatory solicitor and a great addition to Howse Williams' regulatory and financial services practice."
With the addition of William, Howse Williams has 30 Partners, 4 Consultants and a total headcount of approximately 200.
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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.
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