Kristian Lauslahti focuses on technology and data protection, commercial contracts and intellectual property law assignments. He also assists in other technology, media and telecommunications matters. Prior to graduating, Mr Lauslahti worked as a researcher at the Research Institute of the Finnish Economy, where he studied digital economy, notably the blockchain technology and smart contracts, examining and writing about their legal issues. Mr Lauslahti has also worked as a trainee for another law firm and an IP firm in Finland.
Expanding the Platform: Smart Contracts as Boundary Resources (In: Smedlund A., Lindblom A., Mitronen L. (eds): Collaborative Value Co-creation in the Platform Economy. Translational Systems Sciences, vol 11. Springer, Singapore 2018) (co-author with: Juri Mattila, Taneli Hukkinen and Timo Seppälä)
Smart Contracts – How will Blockchain Technology Affect Contractual Practices? (ETLA Raportit - Reports 68, 09.01.2017) (co-author with Juri Mattila and Timo Seppälä).
Älykäs sopimus – Miten blockchain muuttaa sopimuskäytäntöjä? (ETLA Raportit - Reports 57, 09/2016) (co-author with Juri Mattila and Timo Seppälä)
Finnish Legal Tech Forum, founding board member
Global Shapers Finland, founding member
The Association of Finnish Lawyers
Finnish IT Law Association
Master of Laws, University of Helsinki (2017)
Studies at Université de Montréal (2015)