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Howse Williams
27TH FLOOR, ALEXANDRA HOUSE
18 CHATER ROAD, CENTRAL
HONG KONG
Hong Kong

Work Department

Dispute Resolution

Position

Chris is the senior partner and managing partner of Howse Williams. His main practice areas are dispute resolution; shipping, insurance and professional indemnity insurance; clinical negligence and healthcare.

Chris has more than 35 years of legal experience. He established Richards Butler’s Hong Kong office in 1981. Chris worked as the firm’s senior partner until he left to establish Howse Williams in January 2012.

Career

2012 Howse Williams
2011 Reed Smith Richards Butler
2008 Richards Butler in Association with Reed Smith LLP
1983 Richards Butler, Hong Kong
1975 Richards Butler, London.

Languages

English

Memberships

Fellow, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (Hong Kong) Fellow, Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators Ltd Supporting Member, London Maritime Arbitrators Association Member, Hong Kong Arbitrations Law Review Committee (1996-2000) Panel Member, Arbitrators of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre Panel Member, Arbitrators of the China Maritime Arbitration Commission Panel Member, Arbitrators of the Hong Kong Maritime Arbitration Group Panel Member, Korean Commercial Arbitration Board Chairman, Hong Kong Law Society Professional Indemnity Claims Committee (2004-2007) Member, Hong Kong Law Society Professional Indemnity Advisory Committee (1999-2006) Member, Hong Kong Law Society Working Party on Professional Indemnity Insurance Scheme (1996-2004) Deputy Chairman, Hong Kong Law Society Professional Indemnity Claims Committee (1999-2004) Chairman, Hong Kong Professional Indemnity Review Committee (2002) Member, Hong Kong Law Society Professional Indemnity Insurance Claims Committee (1997-1999).

Education

1975 College of Law
1973 University of Bristol, BA (Hons)
1970 University of Geneva.