From March 2005 to June 2007, Nita was employed as an associate at Randburg attorneys’ firm Meiring & Company Incorporated t/a JM Attorneys.
From July 2007 to December 2009, Nita was employed as professional assistant and subsequently associate at Johannesburg attorneys firm Sim & Botsi Attorneys Incorporated.
In January 2010, Nita started to practice for her own account under the name and style of Nita van Zyl Incorporated. The firm underwent a name change to Van Zyl Ebrahim Cook Attorneys Incorporated in September 2017. Nita focuses on efficient practice management, client relations, new business, staff training, corporate and commercial law, drafting of complex contracts, company secretarial (CIPC) work, as well as selected High Court litigation and arbitrations. Nita serves clients in all city centres and have since January 2018 started focusing on expanding the practice into the Garden Route.
In December 2014, Nita obtained a Certificate in Advanced Corporate Law and Securities Law at UNISA, a course aimed at providing an advanced knowledge of the legal principles and applicable legislation in specific areas of corporate law and securities law, with particular emphasis on the new Companies Act.
In August 2016, Nita attended and successfully completed a five day advanced commercial law training programme, presented by the Law Society and the International Senior Lawyers Project.
Nita was a member of the Law Society’s candidate attorney screening panel for two years, from 2016 to 2017.