Dema Lham is a senior lecturer and the Director of the Human Dignity Clinic. Before joining the law school, She worked as a senior legislative officer at the National Assembly Secretariat. She received her BLS/ LL.B. degree from Government Law College, Mumbai University, India, in 2006 and her Postgraduate Diploma in National Law (PGDNL) from the Royal Institute of Management, Thimphu, in 2007.
Dema received her Master of Law with specialization in Criminal Justice and Criminology at the University of New South Wales (Australia) in June 2017. Dema teaches Penal Law and Restorative Justice, taught Criminal Procedure and Evidence Law, and co-taught Human Dignity. In 2016, she also co-taught a short course on Law and Development at the University of Vienna.