Dr. Michael Hwang SC

Dr. Michael Hwang SC is the Chief Justice of the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts. He is a graduate of Oxford University and a former law teacher in the University of Sydney and University of Singapore. In 1997, he was appointed as one of the first 12 Senior Counsel (SC) of the Supreme Court of Singapore (a status equivalent to that of Queen’s Counsel in England). His former appointments include being President of the Law Society of Singapore, a Vice Chairman of the International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), a Vice President of the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA), and a Court Member of the London Court of International Arbitration. He is currently Singapore’s non-resident Ambassador to Argentina. He was appointed as the Chief Justice of the DIFC Courts in June 2010, having served as Deputy Chief Justice since April 2005. 

His fuller profile is available at: http://mhwang.com/intro1.htm