Senior Counsel | Arbitrator


Michael Hwang 2


Michael Hwang SC currently practices as an international arbitrator and mediator based in Singapore but with door tenancies in London and Sydney.  He also serves as the non-resident Chief Justice of the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts.

Michael brings a rarely surpassed breadth of experience and understanding in arbitration.  A partner of 30 years with Singaporean firm Allen & Gledhill, judicial commissioner with the Supreme Court of Singapore, member of the PCA and ICSID arbitrator panel highlight some of his many experiences.

Michael is the author of numerous publications on the subject of international arbitration, including the published collection Selected Essays on International Arbitration


  • Committee member, Permanent Court of Arbitration
  • Adjunct professor, National University of Singapore


  • Oxford University, undergraduate
  • University of Sydney, LLD