Shane studied Law at Queens University, Belfast graduating in 2012. During this time he participated in the Business Education Initiative which is run by the British Council and offers academic scholarships to study business and management for one academic year in a USA College. In 2013 Shane completed his Legal Practice Course (LPC) and Training Contract in England in qualifying as solicitor in England and Wales in 2015. He worked for a regional English Law Firm for 18 months before joining the Commercial Property department of Cleaver Fulton Rankin in March 2017.
Shane is a keen sports man in both a playing and spectating capacity, and particularly enjoys GAA and Soccer.