Yvette obtained her LLB degree (Cum Laude) from the University of the Free State in 2009. She was mentioned by the Law magazine "Without Prejudice" as one of the Top law Graduates in 2009 and received the Phatshoane Henney Group Honour Medal for achieving the degree Baccalaureus Legum (Cum Laude).
She was admitted as an Attorney in 2011 after completing her articles at the Bloemfontein law firm, Hill McHardy & Herbst Inc. She was also admitted as a Conveyancer in 2011 and as a Notary in 2012.
Yvette joined Thomson Wilks Inc. in January 2014 after practicing as an Attorney, Conveyancer and Notary in Bloemfontein for 3 years. She has extensive experience in conveyancing and notarial practice for example the opening of sectional title schemes and townships, registration of bonds and servitudes, transfer of property and the subdivision and consolidation of land. Yvette also has experience in the drafting of contracts and wills.