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Legal Counsel

Legal

Location: Riga

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The Company

James Berdigans, Founder and Executive Chairman of Printify “Our mission is to build a platform that lets anyone, anywhere unlock their own personal freedom. The freedom to generate income, be your own boss, and set your schedule. So far, we’ve seen more than 6 million people sign up to start their own eCommerce businesses with Printify. Because every order is made on-demand, there’s no risk to getting started, just a reward for putting in the work. Our aim is to put this power to build a business into the hands of every person who wants to create their own business.”

In 2021, Printify secured $50m in Series A funding led by Index Ventures, founders of the leading technology companies Wise and Squarespace, with participation from H&M Group, Virgin Group, and Will Smith’s Dreamers VC.

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 organisational goals;
  • Defining and implementing key legal processes related to legal drafting, negotiations, and commercial settlement agreements;
  • Anticipating and planning for all legal risks, and 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 capitalisation 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.
  • Nice to have:

  • 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 working 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;
  • Health insurance;
  • Paid health days whenever you need them without a doctor's note;
  • Extra paid days off for well-being as well as a celebration day of your choosing;
  • Access to the in-house gym.
  • 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.

  • 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 work together in our Riga office and worldwide.

    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.

    We value transparency and strive to offer competitive compensation packages based on fair and equitable principles. The remuneration 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 aligns with exceptional qualifications and demonstrated value.

    At Printify, we are committed to fostering a diverse, fair, and inclusive workplace. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, or any other grounds.