Practical Law hires new head of in-house

By Jerome Doraisamy|04 June 2019

Thomson Reuters has appointed a new head of in-house at Practical Law Australia, whom it says will lead the firm’s expansion and refinement of its in-house Resource Centre.

Tyrilly Csillag, who joined Practical Law’s commercial team in 2017 and boasts “over a decade of experience working within in-house legal teams for multinational, national corporate and also government entities”, has been elevated to the role of head of in-house.

Speaking about her appointment, Ms Csillag said that in-house lawyers are required to provide “give quick, accurate and effective legal advice on a wide range of matters that arise every day”.

“The In-House Resource Centre focuses Practical Law’s resources to meet the needs of an in-house lawyer, from the practicalities of running a legal department to providing legal training to the business and company secretarial. It’s a vital tool for in-house counsel, like me,” she said.

In a statement, Thomson Reuters said that prior to joining Practical Law, Ms Csillag served as legal counsel for IBM and managed lawyers practising in the A/NZ and Asia-Pacific legal teams. She has also worked as a solicitor in private practice, including within the knowledge management function, it continued.

The appointment follows Thomson Reuters’ hiring of Tim Perry as the new director of Practical Law.

Practical Law hires new head of in-house
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