Former Non-Permanent Judge of the Court of Final Appeal (2010-2016)
Mr Justice Hartmann became a Non-Permanent Judge of the Court of Final Appeal in 2010.
Mr Justice Hartmann was born in India in 1944. He graduated with an LLB from the University of London (obtained at University College of Rhodesia, an external college of London) in 1967. In 1971, he was admitted as an attorney, notary public and conveyancer in Zimbabwe.
Mr Justice Hartmann joined the Hong Kong Legal Department in 1983 as a Crown Counsel. He was appointed Senior Crown Counsel in 1984 and Deputy Principal Crown Counsel in 1989. He joined the Hong Kong Judiciary as a District Judge in 1991, was appointed a Judge of the Court of First Instance in 1998. From 2008 to 2012, he served as a Justice of Appeal.
Mr Justice Hartmann was awarded the Gold Bauhinia Star in 2012.