Renette started with the firm as a secretary and paralegal in 2006. She has more than 20 years’ experience in the administration of estates and 16 years in conveyancing. Through her secretarial duties she gained experience in all departments within the firm however she enjoys property law and the law of succession. She decided to study towards her LLB degree part time, which she obtained through UNISA and was admitted as an attorney and conveyancer in 2018. She is now appointed as a director of VanderMerwe Robertson and heads the Property Development department.