Applicable Law: English Below follows a short summary and an excerpt from the decision by the House of Lords represented by Lord Hope of Craighead, Lord Cooke of Thorndon, Lord Clyde, Lord Hobhouse of Woodborough and Lord Millett. The case was appealed to the House of Lords from the Court of First Instance and the Court of Appeal.
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(HOUSE OF LORDS) Lafarge Redlands Aggregates Ltd v. Shepard Hill Civil Engineering Ltd, Judgment of the House of Lords rendered in 2000 in case  1 W.L.R. 1621
SUBJECT-MATTERS: Multi-party arbitration. Whether a contractor can rely on tri-partite arbitration arrangements to avoid or delay arbitration with a sub-contractor. I.C.E. 5th Edition (June 1973) Standard form of Contract for Civil Engineering Works and the F.C.E.C. Standard Form of Sub-Contract (September 1984 Edition) (the "Blue Form").