Adv Mantlama Pompo-Shai, obtained the LLB degree in 2007 from the National University of Lesotho.
In October 2007, she was admitted as an Advocate in Lesotho. She practiced as an Advocate at the Legal Aid in Lesotho from April 2009 until December 2012.
In November 2012, she was admitted as an Advocate of the High Court of South Africa and in January 2013 she commenced practice as an Advocate in the Independent Bar until December 2016.
In January 2017, she commenced pupillage with the Pretoria Bar and in December 2017, she commenced her practice as an Advocate with the Johannesburg Society of Advocates.