PhD, University of Liverpool (UK), 2018
PhD, Xi'an Jiaotong University (China), 2017
LLM, Xi'an Jiaotong University (China), 2012
LLB, Xi'an Jiaotong University (China), 2010
Dr Lu Wang is a Lecturer in Law and a member of the Herbert Smith Freehills China International Business and Economic Law (CIBEL) Centre. Her primary area of research interest is international and comparative economic law, with a particular focus on international investment law, international arbitration, State-owned enterprises (SOEs) and Chinese regulation of foreign trade and investment.
Lu joined the UNSW Law & Justice after completing two PhDs from the University of Liverpool in the UK and Xi’an Jiaotong University in China. Before that, she worked as a legal intern at the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) of the World Bank Group (in 2017) and the Ministry of Commerce of China Department of Treaty and Law (in 2012). She was also a Visiting Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at the University of Cambridge (in 2014). Currently, Lu serves as an Affiliated Expert of the Asia-Pacific FDI Network and works closely with international organisations and key actors involved in the field of foreign direct investment.
Lu has engaged in a few major research projects in China as a core investigator and has published on cutting-edge issues in international investment law and arbitration in a number of reputed international and domestic journals such as the ICSID Review, Columbia FDI Perspectives, The Chinese Journal of Comparative Law, Studies in Law and Business (Fa Shang Yan Jiu, a CSSCI journal of China) and Legal Daily (the premier Chinese legal newspaper). She has previously served as a co-guest editor of the ICSID Review (published by the Oxford University Press) for its first Special Focus Issue on SOE and international investment law.
UNSW PVCE Digital Uplift Program: Course LAWS8365/JURD7765 Introduction to Chinese Regulation of International Business, Co-Convenor, 2019.
China Ministry of Commerce Research Fund Major Research Project: Key Issues in the US-China BIT Negotiations, Co-Investigator, 2015.
China National Social Science Research Fund Young Scholars Research Project: Key Issues in the Dispute Resolution Mechanism of the TPP Investment Chapter, Co-Investigator, 2014.
China Ministry of Commerce Research Fund Major Research Project: The Handbook of Chinese Investment Treaty Negotiation, Co-Investigator, 2013.
Excellence in (Social Science) Research Achievement Award (First Prize), China Ministry of Education, 2020.
Young Scholar Best Paper Award (First Prize), Chinese Society of International Economic Law, 2012.
Young Scholar Best Paper Award (Second Prize), Chinese Society of International Economic Law, 2015.
‘Yu Scholar’ & Yu Doctoral Scholarship, University of Liverpool, 2015-2017
China National Scholarship, China Ministry of Education, 2008 & 2013
Law in the Global Context (LAWS2270)
Law in the Global Context (JURD7270)
Legal Research and Writing: Stage III
International Investment Law and Policy (LAWS3070)
International Investment Law (LAWS8079/JURD7479)
International Commercial Arbitration (LAWS8183/JURD7583)
Chinese Regulation of International Business (LAWS3157/JURD7657)
Intro to Chinese Regulation of International Business (LAWS8365/JURD7765)