Writings / Appointments


Len has written articles for Property Executive, Project Scotland, Contract Journal, the Building magazine on conditions of contract, arbitration, adjudication, extension of time and loss and expense claims, construction insolvency and on PFI/PPP for the PFI Report and the PFI Journal.

He has recently completed a review of current adjudication issues.

He is a former editor of the Adjudication Society newsletter (www.adjudication.org).


Len has contributed to several text books by Vincent Powell Smith, by adapting sections to reflect Scots Law.

He also edited the text book by Ian Cherry on the Standard form of Building Contract.

He currently reviews books for the RICS, the CIArb and Project Scotland.


Current Chairman of the Scottish Conflict Avoidance Process Working Group

Chairman of the Scottish Building Contracts Committee Limited 2014 – 2016

Chairman Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Scottish Branch, 2006 – 2008

Chairman Construction Scotland Innovation Centre Project Delivery Group

Former Convener, Education and Training, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, Scottish Branch 2009 – 2012

Former Director of the Scottish Arbitration Centre

Appointed as Chairman of RICS Assessment Panels for Adjudicators.

Member of the Advisory Board of the Association of Construction Adjudicators

Chaired study group set up by the Chartered Institute of Arbiters on construction disputes.

Former Member of the CIArb Scottish Branch committee

Former External Examiner at Robert Gordon’s University