Michael Hwang

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Michael Hwang, SC, is a barrister and arbitrator in Singapore. In 1991, he was appointed Judicial Commissioner of the Supreme Court of Singapore. He completed his term in 1992, and in 1997 he was appointed one of the first 8 Senior Counsel in Singapore.[1] From 2008 to 2010, he was the President of the Law Society of Singapore.[2] In 2010, he became the Chief Justice of the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts.

In 2014, he was awarded the Pierre de Coubertin Medal by the International Olympic Committee for his work with the International Council of Arbitration for Sports, which operates the Court of Arbitration for Sport.[3]


  1. ^ Senior Counsel Directory, www.sal.org.sg, accessed 31 March 2008.
  2. ^ Chee Kong, Loh, "Law Society president says Singapore lawyers apathetic about public law", channelnewsasia.com, 18 March 2008, accessed 31 March 2008.
  3. ^ "Singapore lawyer Michael Hwang receives the Pierre de Coubertin Medal for his services to the Olympic movement", singaporeolympics.com, 13 October 2014, accessed 13 July 2015.