Michael Hartmann

Hong Kong | Retired Judge

A Non-Permanent Judge of the Court of Final Appeal and Chairman of both the Market Misconduct Tribunal and the Securities and Futures Appeal Tribunal, Michael Hartmann has had a long-standing interest in mediation. Mr Hartmann effectively introduced mediation into Hong Kong court proceedings in chairing the working group responsible for making mediation an integral part of Hong Kong family proceedings. His judicial career has included heading the public law and family law lists in the High Court, pioneering judicial conciliation in ‘big money’ divorces and adjudicating on a broad range of civil disputes.