Izak commenced his articles with Hofmeyr Herbstein and Gihwala (now Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr) in 1998. He joined De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek (Amsterdam) in 2001. Izak relocated to Dubai in 2005 where he was employed as a Senior Associate at Afridi & Angell. He also held a number of senior legal positions at Nakheel PJSC and ultimately became the Head of Legal (Commercial) at Nakheel. He re-joined Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr in 2012 as a Director.