CHIEF LEGAL OFFICER, IFPI SECRETARIAT
Based in London Mr. Lauri Rechardt heads the IFPI global legal team, covering legal policy and licensing, litigation, trade policy, and regulatory affairs.
The IFPI legal team is responsible for formulating global legal policy priorities for the
industry, coordinating strategic litigation across territories, and coordinating the work of
music industry Music Licensing Companies globally.
Before his current role as the Chief Legal Officer of IFPI Lauri has held different roles at IFPI and worked in private practise as a partner and head of IP at Procopé & Hornborg one of the leading law firms in his native Helsinki.
Apart from his day to day duties, he is a frequent speaker at international conferences and
industry events. Lauri holds a Master of Laws degree from the University of Helsinki.