Dispute Resolution

"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


"The service levels are exceptional and you feel in very safe hands. The response time is short and the advice has always been to the point, without any additional baggage…. The team is not there to just run the matter but to protect my interests at all levels."  Client testimonial in Chambers and Partners 2021


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