Frances is a counsel in the Energy and Natural Resources Group, having qualified as a solicitor in February 2011.
- Nottingham Law School, 2008, LPC, Distinction
- BPP Law School, London, UK, 2007, Graduate Diploma in Law, Distinction
- University of York, 2006, B.A., History, First Class with Honours
- Solicitor Advocate (juridictions supérieures)