Senior Paralegal

  • Rolls Royce
  • Derby, UK
  • 15 Feb, 2019
Permanent In house paralegal

Job Description

An opportunity has become available for a Legal Counsel/Paralegal to join the team in Derby

In this role you will provide Indirect Procurement legal support to the business

The Rolls-Royce legal team is located in the UK, Germany, USA, Canada, APAC and Brazil. Rolls-Royce lawyers undertake a broad range of corporate and commercial legal matters across a variety of jurisdictions including M&A, joint ventures, commercial agreements, finance, technology exploitation, competition law, employment law, health, safety and environmental law, product integrity, regulatory matters and dispute resolution.

At Rolls-Royce, we look beyond tomorrow. We continually pioneer integrated power and propulsion solutions to deliver cleaner, safer and more competitive power.

Key Accountabilities:

•Legal support for: indirect procurement transactions; advice on standard precedents

•Contract law subject matter expertise

•Manage external law firms

•Deliver timely, cost effective, pro-active and technically correct legal advice in a user friendly and decisive manner

•Develop and implement training and knowledge management, deploying best practice and actively sharing knowledge with colleagues in the legal function and the business.

•Work closely with internal clients, building and maintaining strong and collaborative relationships across all businesses and functions.

•Sit on Indirect Procurement Strategic Sourcing Board


•Qualified and practicing lawyer with PQE or equivalent or experienced legal executive/paralegal.

•Technical legal knowledge and practical experience of contracting in the procurement space

•Flexible, innovative and fast paced working environment

•Friendly, enthusiastic and positive


•Able to work at pace under pressure


•High integrity

•Team orientated


•Strong communication skills