Sonam Tshering was appointed as a Junior Lecturer at Jigme Singye Wangchuck School of Law in the Spring of 2017. He completed his law degree from New Law College, Bharati Vidyapeeth Deemed University, Pune, India and his Post Graduate Diploma in National Law (PGDNL) from the Royal Institute of Management, Thimphu. He also received his B.Sc. (Biological Science) from Sherubtse College, Trashigang. Prior to joining JSW Law, Sonam served as a Legislative/ Legal Officer at the National Assembly Secretariat. He also worked as the committee secretary to the Public Accounts Committee at the National Assembly Secretariat. He also served as a Legal Advisor and Asst. Legal Officer at the Bhutan Narcotic Control Agency & Narcotic/ Tobacco Control Board where he was fully involved in the drafting of and implementation of the Tobacco Control Act. He has also published several articles and papers for the Bhutan Law Review and in the print media. Sonam is currently on study leave, pursuing an LLM degree from George Washington University Law School (USA).