Legal Counsel



Riga, Latvia
Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023
The Company
James Berdigans, CEO of Printify: “Our mission is to build an ever-evolving platform that lets anyone start an eCommerce business with as little investment and risk as possible. Our vision is to transform eCommerce from mass manufacturing to on-demand production, eliminating excess stock and reducing environmental waste.”With no leftover stock and minimal risk, Printify has already helped more than 1 million merchants and creators grow their e-commerce business and sell custom design products without upfront investment. We ensure high quality at low cost."
On September 9th, 2021, Printify announced that it has secured $50M in Series A funding led by Index Ventures, with participation from H&M Group, Virgin Group, founders of leading technology companies Wise, Vinted, Squarespace, RedHat, and entertainment industry investors such as Will Smith’s Dreamers VC. Printify will use this investment to further expand its marketplace and to hire the best talents available around the world.
The Team
We are looking for Legal Counsel to join our growing Legal team. We take care of the company’s legal matters including compliance, contracts, and transaction support. Our goal is to adequately manage the company’s risks and make sure they do not stand in a way of achieving our goals. As Legal Counsel, you will be working together with the management of the Company, various other teams and third parties.
The Role
As a Legal Counsel, you will play a key role in supporting the company’s expansion and everyday compliance. Legal analysis, writing and negotiation skills are essential to succeed in this position. Your initiative to come up with your own ideas and ambition to grow and achieve great things will be much appreciated. The role is based in Riga, Latvia (hybrid work).

Your Responsibilities:

  • Full commercial legal assistance to the Company on its road to a multi-billion dollar valuation;
  • Conducting legal research, participating in negotiations and drafting contracts with third parties;
  • Managing ongoing dispute resolution processes;
  • Providing counsel to staff in all departments on a variety of complex issues;
  • Actively participating in setting the strategy and goals for the legal team in alignment with the larger organizational goals;
  • Defining and implementing key legal processes related to legal drafting, negotiations, and commercial settlement agreements;
  • Anticipating and planning for all legal risks, developing strategies to mitigate those risks;
  • Advising the leadership team on legal matters critical to the growth of the business;
  • Working closely with external advisors/ law firms in different jurisdictions, coordinating their work in relation to the full range of projects;
  • Managing Company's adherence to principal corporate documents and agreements, as well as maintaining the capitalization table.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in law and professional qualification as a lawyer and/or admission to bar (where applicable);
  • Fluency in English language;
  • Prior work experience in a full service commercial law firm and/or relevant work experience in an in-house setting;
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Initiative - we seek a lawyer that not only does what they are told, but tells us what needs to be done.

We will value if you have the following:

  • Fluency in Latvian language;
  • A track record and/or reputation of being among the top of your peers (e.g., participation in moot court competitions; scholarships; distinguishable professional achievements);
  • Excellent understanding of commercial and contract law;
  • Previous exposure to common law legal systems;
  • Proficiency in intellectual property law;
  • Knowledge and/or experience in legal compliance (data protection; AML; employment; securities);
  • Previous work experience with management of stock options;
  • Proficiency in legal theory and judicial methodology;
  • High ambitions - sky is (not) the limit;
  • Problem solving oriented attitude;Strong communication and negotiation skills.

What we offer:

  • Stock options so you own a part of Printify
  • Hybrid work model - combine working a couple of days from our Riga office with work from home
  • Start your workday anywhere between 7 AM and 11 AM. As long as the job is done and you’re happy and healthy, you can adapt your workflow
  • Apple MacBook laptop as your standard work equipment, covered by Printify
  • International relocation support for international candidates who wish to work in Riga
  • Access to mentorship, internal meetups, and hackathons both on-site and online
  • A learning budget for your professional development based on a position level and access to our book library
  • Health insurance or health insurance budget depending on your location and contract type
  • Paid health days whenever you need them without a doctor's note depending on your contract type
  • Extra paid days off for well-being as well as a celebration day of your choosing
  • Access to the in-house gym or gym allowance depending on your location and contract type
We value transparency and strive to offer competitive compensation packages based on fair and equitable principles. The renumeration for this role ranges from €3000 to €4500 gross per month, based on your qualifications, experience, and skills. Please note, that we consider a holistic assessment of each applicant and are open to discussions regarding compensation that align with exceptional qualifications and demonstrated value.
Joining Printify means joining an international company with an amazing team that has grown to over 500 people. At Printify, people from over 20 nationalities and with many different backgrounds are working together in our Riga office and around the world.
We play to win together, and we always strive for excellence. We want to achieve great things and make a meaningful change in our customers’ lives. Our customers are our most important asset and our compass in showing us the direction to go. We value a strong learning culture and are united by a growth mindset.