Frankie Shama
Legal Assistant

Frankie joined 4PB in January 2019 as a Legal Assistant. He assists members of Chambers across all family law specialisms.

Prior to joining 4PB, Frankie worked as a family law paralegal at Seddons Solicitors. Frankie assisted on a wide range of matters relating to the financial consequences of relationship breakdown and private children disputes. Additionally, Frankie worked as a family law paralegal at Freemans Solicitors, assisting the team in matters involving the international movement of children, and public children work.

Frankie also has experience working as a community youth advocate at a children’s rights charity, Just for Kids Law. His clients included young people within the care system, homeless young people, and clients involved in the youth justice system. He assisted in accommodating clients in local authority accommodation, and representing young people excluded from school at Governing Body hearings.

Frankie graduated in 2015 with a BA in English Language and Literature from Oxford University. He has successfully completed the GDL part-time, and has been awarded The Bacon Scholarship from Gray’s Inn to undertake the BPTC on a part-time basis too.

In his free time, Frankie enjoys rowing and baking.