Ms Eviana Leung > Howse Williams > Hong Kong, Hong Kong > Lawyer Profile

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

Work Department

Dispute resolution

Position

Eviana is a Partner in Howse Williams’ dispute resolution team.  She specialises in commercial litigation and marine disputes.  She has been admitted to practice in Hong Kong since 2008.

With her strong Chinese language skills (Eviana is fluent in both written Chinese and oral Mandarin) and broad exposure to the Chinese market, Eviana focuses on cross border practice and often acts for Mainland, foreign and local corporations and private clients, ranging from state-owned enterprise, senior management, start-up companies, Chinese insurers to high net worth individuals.  She focuses on the firm’s China practice and mainly advises on shareholders disputes, trade conflicts, recovery of high value debts, arbitration, injunction and other procedural matters. 

Eviana started off as a litigator handling commercial disputes and private clients matters.  She then focused on the marine and international trade practice.  Prior to joining Howse Williams, Eviana was promoted as senior associate of an international law firm regularly acting for prominent insurers and local and foreign corporations in a variety of commercial, trade disputes and regulatory matters. 

Eviana offers practical solutions and strategic planning to accommodate clients’ business and personal needs.  As an experienced litigator, she has both contentious and non-contentious practices which cover a wide spectrum over cross border and international trade disputes, liquidation and bankruptcy, shareholders disputes, insurance, regulatory and enforcement, and marine.

Career

2018 Howse Williams (Partner), Maritime & Commercial Litigation
2015 Howse Williams (Senior Associate), Maritime & Commercial Litigation
2014 Eversheds (Senior Associate), Dispute Resolution
2012 Reynold Porter Chamberlain (formerly known as Smyth & Co.)
2011 Clyde & Co.
2010 Barlow Lyde & Gilbert (merged with Clyde & Co. since 1 November 2011)
2008 Wilkinson & Grist

Languages

English, Cantonese, Mandarin

Memberships

2013 Accredited Mediator on the HKMAAL general panel
2011 Accredited Mediator on the HKIAC general panel
2008 Solicitor of HKSAR

2018 Fellow Member of the Hong Kong Sea Transport and Logistics Association
2018 Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CMILT)

Public Office

2019.04 Building Committee (Member) of the Hong Kong Housing Authority
2019.06 The Road Safety Council (Member) appointed by Secretary for Transport and Housing
2019.07 New Territories Regional Mainland Affairs Committee (Member) of Scott Association of Hong Kong
2019.10 Adjudicator of the Immigration Tribunal appointed by Secretary for Security
2019.12 The Unsolicited Electronic Messages (Enforcement Notices) Appeal Board (Member) appointed by Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development
2020.01 The Liquor Licensing Board (Member) appointed by Secretary for Food and Health
2020.07 The Leveraged Foreign Exchange Trading Arbitration Panel (Member) appointed by Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury

Education

2006 PCLL, City University of Hong Kong
2005 LLB, King’s College London