Lerong Lu

Lerong Lu


  • Senior Lecturer, Laws

    Personal profile

    Research interests

    • Financial Law and Regulation 
    • Corporate Law and Corporate Finance
    • Law and Technology
    • Comparative and Asian Law

    Biographical details

    Dr Lerong Lu is Senior Lecturer in Law (Associate Professor) and Director of LLM Law & Technology Programme at the King’s College London. He is a leading expert in International Financial Law, Financial Regulation, and Law & Technology. He is the author of the book Private Lending in China (Routledge 2019) and has made over 50 publications in edited books, academic journals, and reputable law blogs published by Cambridge, Columbia, Duke, Oxford, and Tsinghua universities. He serves as the Associate Editor for the peer-reviewed Journal of Law, Ethics & Technology. He holds a PhD and an LLM (with Distinction) from the University of Leeds, and the Fellowship of UK Higher Education Academy (FHEA). Before entering academia, he practiced law as a qualified lawyer advising large corporations and financial institutions in Asia.

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
    • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
    • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
    • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

    External positions

    PhD Examiner, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies

    External Examiner (PG Law), Queen Mary University of London

    External Examiner (PG Law), University of Warwick

    Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Law, Ethics & Technology

    Member of All China Lawyers Association (ACLA)

    Fellowship, UK Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

    Executive Director, Asia Capital Group Ltd


    • HG Finance
    • K Law (General)


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