Elizabeth Wu is a Legal Consultant with ClientEarth’s Energy Systems, Asia team. Elizabeth works with the private sector, civil society and government regulators on climate-related risks and opportunities in Asia, and leads on initiatives that explore the role of corporate law and international economic law to facilitate the energy transition. Her work covers the intersection and alignment of international climate and environmental law with corporate law and international investment and trade law, with a particular focus on ASEAN, and corporate and investor engagement in support of net zero strategies.


Elizabeth has a background in international law and international economic law, and financial and investment disputes. She practised international arbitration and litigation with Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP, representing state-linked entities, conglomerates and high net worth individuals in investment and commercial disputes and public law litigation. She was formerly a State Counsel and financial crimes prosecutor with the Attorney-General’s Chambers of Singapore. Her experience includes a Fellowship with the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, and a clerkship with The Arbitration Chambers in Singapore. She is a Visiting Researcher with the National University of Singapore Asia-Pacific Centre for Environmental Law.


Elizabeth holds an LLM in International Economic Law, Business and Policy from Stanford Law School and an LLB (Hons) from the National University of Singapore. She is dual-qualified in Singapore and New York.