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)
Executive Summary

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

Helena Haapio & Nina Toivonen: Human-First with AI-Assisted Legal Design. PLAIN e-Journal, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2024 (Conference Edition).

Hilja Autto, Helena Haapio & Yueh-Hsuan Weng: AI-Assisted Design for Better Privacy Communication in Human-Robot Co-Existence. Jusletter IT, 24 April 2024.

Marika Salo-Lahti & Helena Haapio: Possibility-Driven Design and Responsible Use of AI for Sustainability. In Rossana Ducato, Alain Strowel & Enguerrand Marique (eds), Design(s) for Law. Ledizioni 2024, p. 205–252.

Anne Ketola, Robert de Rooy & Helena Haapio: Comic Contracts 2.0 – Contracts that Have (and Give) a Voice. In Rossana Ducato, Alain Strowel & Enguerrand Marique (eds), Design(s) for Law. Ledizioni 2024, p. 167–204.

Helena Haapio & Anne Ketola, Yritysvastuu ja sopimukset kieliteoista käytäntöön [Corporate sustainability and contracts: from speech acts to practice]. Kielikello 14.3.2024.

Nina Toivonen, Marika Salo-Lahti, Mikko Ranta & Helena Haapio: AI-Enhanced Fresh Starts: Proactive Financial Health Care with AI as a Personalized Coach. Jusletter IT, 15 February 2024.

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Conference Publications

Hilja Autto, Helena Haapio & Yueh-Hsuan Weng: AI-Assisted Design for Better Privacy Communication in Human-Robot Co-Existence. In Erich Schweighofer et al., (eds), Language Models: Legal Parrots or More? Proceedings of the 27th International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS 2024. Editions Weblaw, Bern 2024, pp. 383–390.

Nina Toivonen, Marika Salo-Lahti, Mikko Ranta & Helena Haapio: AI-Enhanced Fresh Starts: Proactive Financial Health Care with AI as a Personalized Coach. In Erich Schweighofer et al., (eds), Language Models: Legal Parrots or More? Proceedings of the 27th International Legal Informatics Symposium IRIS 2024. Editions Weblaw, Bern 2024, pp. 77–84.

Nina Toivonen, Marika Salo-Lahti, Mikko Ranta & Helena Haapio: Beyond Debt: The Intersection of Justice, Financial Wellbeing and AI. Paper presented at the JURIX Workshop on AI and Access to Justice, 18 December 2023, Maastricht, Netherlands & online.

Anne Ketola, Helena Haapio & Robert de Rooy: Chattable Contracts: AI-Driven Access to Justice. Paper presented at the JURIX Workshop on AI and Access to Justice, 18 December 2023, Maastricht, Netherlands & online.

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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

PLAIN e-Journal Vol 6, Issue 1. , 14 June 2024, LinkedIn

Inspiring Women in Commerce and Contracting 2023. WorldCC Foundation 2024 (Helena Haapio at p. 16-17).

Annola, Haapio and Koskela, ‘Interpreting Images in Contracts’. Steve Hedley, 19 January 2024, Private Law Theory Blog

Can Robots Humanize the Law? Insights from Helena Haapio. Liz Chase, 6 November 2023, LinkedIn

Digitalize in Stockholm 2023: Digital transformation requires collaboration on all levels… 30 October 2023, Digital Futures
See also video and transcript of Helena Haapio’s presentation “Humanizing Legal Communication with Proactive Law, Information Design and AI” at the Digitalize in Stockholm 2023 conference.

Report from the legal tech conference Future Law 2023. May 2023, Legal Innovation Blog, Virtual Intelligence

Contract Improvement Personas: the Drafters, Designers, Digitisers and Doers. Chris Simkins, April 2023, Improving Contracts Blog

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

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