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

Gerlinde Berger-Walliser, Robert C. Bird & Helena Haapio, Promoting Business Success Through Contract Visualization. Legal Writing Institute (LWI) Monograph Series, Vol. 12: Visual Legal Writing, 27 September 2023. Originally published in Journal of Law, Business and Ethics, Vol. 17, 2011, p. 55–75.

Thomas Barton, Gerlinde Berger-Walliser & Helena Haapio, Visualization: Seeing Contracts for What They Are, and What They Could Become. Legal Writing Institute (LWI) Monograph Series, Vol. 12: Visual Legal Writing, 26 September 2023. Originally published in Journal of Law, Business and Ethics, Vol. 19, 2013, p. 47–63.

Marika Salo-Lahti, Mikko Ranta & Helena Haapio: AI Tools for Sustainability: Actionable information for both humans and machines. Jusletter IT, 30 March 2023.

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.

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.

Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci, Mark Fenwick, Helena Haapio & Erik P.M. Vermeulen, Integrating Law, Technology, and Design: Teaching Data Protection and Privacy Law in a Digital Age. International Data Privacy Law, Volume 12, Issue 3, August 2022, p. 239–252.

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

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Conference Publications

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.

Marika Salo-Lahti & Helena Haapio: Proactive Legal Design and AI for Better Business and Better Society. Paper presented at the Legal Design Roundtable 2023, 17 February 2023, Brussels, Belgium

Robert de Rooy, Anne Ketola & Helena Haapio: Comic Contracts 2.0 – Contracts that Have (and Give) a Voice. Paper presented at the Legal Design Roundtable 2023, 17 February 2023, Brussels, Belgium

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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

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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