After obtaining her LLB degree from Stellenbosch University, Mariaan relocated to Johannesburg where she completed her articles. Mariaan then joined Voss Attorneys during May 2014. Mariaan was admitted as an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa on 5 September 2014. Mariaan has extensive civil litigation experience which includes inter alia divorce law, property law, maintenance disputes, law of contracts and family law. Mariaan also has expertise in commercial law which includes the drafting of commercial agreements.