Assistant Professor of Legal Practice
B.A. LL.B. (NLU, Jodhpur);
LL.M. (SOAS University of London)
Prof. Badapbiang T. Dkhar holds a graduate law degree with honours in intellectual property rights (IPR) from National Law University, Jodhpur and an LL.M in Law, Development and Globalisation from SOAS, University of London on a Chevening Scholarship. Before joining JGLS Badapbiang was a pan-India legal practitioner specialising in IPR, sports law and tribal customary law involving family and property matters in Meghalaya. She used to work with the Lawyers Collective, New Delhi on the right to health, IPR and access to affordable medicines. Additionally, she also worked as a Consultant-Sanitation Fellow with the Tata Trusts and the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation and was posted in Anjaw District, Arunachal Pradesh. As a grassroots social worker she is passionate about social development issues related to indigenous rights, water and sanitation, menstrual health and education.