Resources

Helena Haapio is the author, co-author or co-editor of several books in English and in Finnish. Her articles have appeared in many Law Journals and business and professional publications. The following list includes some of her English publications.

Books

Research Handbook on Contract Design, Edward Elgar 2022 (eds Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Helena Haapio & Mark Fenwick)

Legal Design: Integrating Business, Design and Legal Thinking with Technology, Edward Elgar 2021 (eds Marcelo Corrales, Helena Haapio, Margaret Hagan & Michael Doherty)

Legal Tech, Smart Contracts and Blockchain,  Springer Nature Singapore Pte 2019 (eds Marcelo Corrales, Mark Fenwick & Helena Haapio)

Next Generation Contracts: A Paradigm Shift, Doctoral dissertation, Lexpert Ltd 2013

A Short Guide to Contract Risk, Gower Publishing 2013 (co-authored with George Siedel)

Proactive Law for Managers: A Hidden Source of Competitive Advantage, Gower Publishing 2011 (co-authored with George Siedel)

Industrial Services and Service Contracts: A Proactive Approach, The Federation of Finnish Technology Industries 2009  (co-authored with Katri Rekola)
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A Proactive Approach to Contracting and Law, International Association for Contract and Commercial Management IACCM & Turku University of Applied Sciences TUAS 2008 (ed. Helena Haapio)
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Book Chapters and Articles

Robert Waller, Stefania Passera & Helena Haapio, Layered Contracts: Both Legally Functional and Human-Friendly. In Kai Jacob et al. (eds), Liquid Legal – Humanization and the Law, Springer 2022.

Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Mark Fenwick, Helena Haapio, Timo Minssen & Erik P.M. Vermeulen, Technology-Driven Disruption of Healthcare & “UI Layer” Privacy-by-Design. In Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci et al. (eds), AI in eHealth: Human Autonomy, Data Governance & Privacy in Healthcare, Cambridge University Press 2022. Manuscript available at SSRN.

Helena Haapio, Visualisation in Contract Education and Practice. The First 25 Years. In Emily Allbon & Amanda Perry-Kessaris (eds), Design in Legal Education. Emerging Legal Education Series. Routledge 2022.

Helena Haapio, Essor de la proactive law. Le JEM – Juriste d’Entreprise Magazine, No 41, Mai 2022, p. 48–51.

Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Mark Fenwick & Helena Haapio, Digital Technology, Future Lawyers and the Computable Contract Designer of Tomorrow. In Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Helena Haapio and Mark Fenwick (eds), Research Handbook on Contract Design, Edward Elgar 2022, p. 421–444.

Vesa Annola, Helena Haapio & Merja Koskela, Interpreting Images in Contracts. In Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Helena Haapio and Mark Fenwick (eds), Research Handbook on Contract Design, Edward Elgar 2022, p. 365–381.

Stefania Passera, Emily Allbon and Helena Haapio, Contract Transformation: Merging Drafting and Design to Meet the Needs of Human Readers. In Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Helena Haapio and Mark Fenwick (eds), Research Handbook on Contract Design. Edward Elgar 2022, p. 92–112.

Thomas D Barton, Helena Haapio, Stefania Passera & James G Hazard, Reframing Contract Design: Integrating Business, Legal Design, and Technology Perspectives. In Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Helena Haapio and Mark Fenwick (eds), Research Handbook on Contract Design. Edward Elgar 2022, p. 33–54.

Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Helena Haapio & Mark Fenwick, The Many Layers and Dimensions of Contract Design. In Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Helena Haapio and Mark Fenwick (eds), Research Handbook on Contract Design, Edward Elgar 2022, p. 2–8.

Petra Hietanen-Kunwald, Helena Haapio, and Nina Toivonen, Systems Theory as a Research Framework for Dispute Prevention and Resolution by Design. In Rossana Ducato and Alain Strowel (eds), Legal Design Perspectives: Theoretical and Practical Insights from the Field. Ledizioni 2021, p. 71–89.

Helena Haapio, Thomas D. Barton & Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Legal Design for the Common Good: Proactive Legal Care by Design. In Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Helena Haapio, Margaret Hagan & Michael Doherty (eds), Legal Design: Integrating Business, Design and Legal Thinking with Technology, Edward Elgar 2021, p. 56–81.

Michael Doherty, Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Helena Haapio and Margaret Hagan, A New Attitude to Laws Empire: the Potentialities of Legal Design. In Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Helena Haapio, Margaret Hagan & Michael Doherty (eds), Legal Design: Integrating Business, Design and Legal Thinking with Technology, Edward Elgar 2021, p. 1–8.

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Conference Publications

Helena Haapio, Daniela Alina Plewe & Robert de Rooy: Contract Continuum: From Text to Images, Comics, and Code. In E. Schweighofer et al. (eds), Trends and Communities of Legal Informatics. Proceedings of the 20th International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS 2017. Österreichische Computer Gesellschaft / books@ocg.at, Wien 2017, p. 411–418. See more examples of Comic Contracts.

James Hazard & Helena Haapio: Wise Contracts: Smart Contracts that Work for People and Machines (LexisNexis Best Paper Award). In E. Schweighofer et al. (eds), Trends and Communities of Legal Informatics. Proceedings of the 20th International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS 2017. Österreichische Computer Gesellschaft / books@ocg.at, Wien 2017, p. 425–432.  LexisNexis Best Paper Award.

Helena Haapio & Margaret Hagan: Design Patterns for Contracts. In Erich Schweighofer et al. (eds.), Networks. Proceedings of the 19th International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS 2016. Österreichische Computer Gesellschaft OCG / books@ocg.at, Wien 2016, p. 381–388. LexisNexis Best Paper Award.

Helena Haapio, Daniela Alina Plewe & Robert de Rooy: Next Generation Deal Design – Comics and Visual Platforms for Contracting. In Erich Schweighofer et al. (eds.), Networks. Proceedings of the 19th International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS 2016. Österreichische Computer Gesellschaft OCG / books@ocg.at, Wien 2016, p. 373–380.

Marika Salo, Helena Haapio & Stefania Passera: Putting Financial Regulation to Work: Using Simplification and Visualization for Consumer-Friendly Information. In Erich Schweighofer et al. (eds.), Networks. Proceedings of the 19th International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS 2016. Österreichische Computer Gesellschaft OCG / books@ocg.at, Wien 2016, p. 399–406.

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Other Publications

Design patterns for contracts: or how you’ve been doing contracts wrong this whole time (and how to fix it), (invited guest blog post, co-authored with Margaret Hagan) Juro Better legal design blog post, February 5, 2018. Juro blog Legal design in practice.

Visual law: What lawyers need to learn from information designers (invited guest blog post, co-authored with Stefania Passera) VoxPopuLII Blog post, May 15, 2013. Cornell University Law School.

See Helena Haapio’s publications at SSRN, Academia.edu and ResearchGate.

Press

Contract Design Trends 2022 & 2023 with Helena Haapio from Lexpert. Summary of an interview. Hannele Korhonen, 9 November 2022, Lawyers Design School

Proactive Legal Information Design with Helena Haapio and Rob Waller (podcast). Henna Tolvanen & Nina Toivonen, 20 October 2021, Legal Design Podcast

“Are terms understood in the intended way – and what can be done about it?” asks Helena Haapio. Hanna Pentti, 8 October 2021, Fondia Insights / Blog.

Innovations in the Legal Services Supported by the Use of Visual Law: The Reality in Finland and Belgium. Interview with Helena Haapio and Dominique Meert. Liziane Aparecida de Carvalho and Sandra Negri, 28 September 2021. Revista Humanidades & Inovação

Conversations on Legal Design (3/4): Designing contracts. Sebastian Greger, 26 July 2021.

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