From March 2005 to June 2007, Nita practised as an associate at Randburg attorneys’ firm Meiring & Company Incorporated and from July 2007 to December 2009, as a professional assistant and associate at Johannesburg law firm Sim & Botsi Attorneys Incorporated.
In January 2010, Nita started to practice for her own account as Nita van Zyl Incorporated. The firm underwent a name change to Van Zyl Ebrahim Cook Attorneys Inc in September 2017. Nita focuses on efficient practice management, client relations, new business, corporate and commercial law, drafting of complex contracts, company secretarial (CIPC) work, as well as selected High Court litigation and arbitrations. Nita has, since January 2018 focused on expanding the practice into the Garden Route and manages the firm’s Western Cape branch office.
Nita also holds a Certificate in Advanced Corporate Law and Securities Law at UNISA, as well as a Certificate from UCT in its Tax Law online short course. Nita was a member of the Law Society’s candidate attorney screening panel for two years, from 2016 to 2017.