Nina Keyser
Nina Keyser
Position: Partner
Practice: Tax
Office: Cape Town
Telephone: +27 21 431 7357

Nina Keyser is a partner in the Tax Practice at Webber Wentzel and is the head of the Tax Dispute Resolution and Tax Controversy Management team.

She has more than ten years' experience in representing taxpayers in a broad spectrum of tax disputes with the South African Revenue Service (SARS).  Nina provides clients with advice in the course of large transactions and prior to the submission of the relevant returns.  Where taxpayers have not complied with the relevant tax laws, she assists them to regularise their affairs with SARS.  She also provides advice and assistance to clients who are being audited or investigated by SARS.

Prior to joining Webber Wentzel in 2004, she spent eight years working as a legal advisor at SARS resolving disputes between SARS and taxpayers and providing legal and tax advice to SARS audit teams.  Other duties included training, advising on criminal investigations and personal liability, conducting civil litigation between SARS and taxpayers and prosecuting tax evaders.

Areas of expertise
  • Tax dispute resolution and tax controversy management in relation to income tax, value-added tax and customs disputes
  • Providing independent tax practitioner opinions on whether a taxpayer's position will be upheld if the matter proceeds to court
  • Advising clients on the managing tax risks during audits and transactions
  • Named by:
    • Legal 500 2014 - 2017 as legal expert (Tax).
  • Member of the:
    • Tax and Commercial Law Committee of the Western Cape Law Society (2006 to present).