After completing her articles with Conradie Inc., Sanél was admitted as an attorney in 2006. She was invited to stay on as a professional assistant and gained experience in criminal work, general litigation, arbitration and personal injury law.
In 2007 Sanél was appointed as a professional assistant at DSC Attorneys and has continued to specialise in all areas of personal injury law. She was promoted to associate in 2012 and thereafter to senior associate in 2015.
Sanél also completed a certificate course in medical law for legal practitioners during 2010.