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.


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

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

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

Appointed as Chairman of RICS Assessment Panels for Adjudicators.

Member of the Advisory Board of the Association of Construction Adjudicators.

Former member of the RICS education committee.

Former member of the RICS QS committee.

Member of the CIArb Scottish Branch committee

External Examiner Robert Gordon’s University