Prior to becoming a Family Law Attorney Lana was a Captain in the South African Police Services and was based in the office of the Provincial Commissioner of the Western Cape. Lana holds a National Diploma in Policing, which she obtained Cum Laude in 1999. In 2015 Lana obtained a LLB from the University of South Africa. Lana completed her Contract of Articles at DSC Attorneys in Cape Town and was admitted as an Attorney of the High Court on 1 September 2017. In 2018 Lana joined the Family Law Team at Bertus Preller & Associates Inc.