Lazelle graduated from the University of Natal with a degree B.Com and LL.B. in 1994. After being admitted as an attorney, notary and conveyancer in 1996, Lazelle specialised in local government law and conveyancing while a partner in the property department at a Johannesburg law firm. At the end of 2000, she then joined a prominent Durban law firm as a partner. The establishment of Halstead Paola followed in 2006. Lazelle specialises in property, commercial and notarial work, conveyancing and local government law including town planning and litigation. Lazelle joined Cox Yeats in June 2016, when Halstead Paola merged with the firm.