CPI Update 214 - March 2022

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For subscribers, the March 2022 issue of the CPI Update appears attached below, and deals with the following cases:
• The seller’s contractual duty of disclosure - SPS Groundworks & Building Ltd v Mahil.
• Whether leases prevent upwards development - Vectis Property Company Ltd v Cambrai Court Management Company Ltd.
• Unreasonable refusal of a consent to assign - Gabb v Farrokhzad.
• The Party Walls etc. Act 1996 dispute procedure - Shah v Power & Anor.
• A consideration of the Access to Neighbouring Land Act 1992 - Prime London Holdings 11 Ltd v Thurloe Lodge Ltd.
• SDLT: garden or grounds - Hyman & Ors v H.M. Revenue & Customs.

There is also coverage of:
• VAT Business Brief on early termination payments.
• New legislation on ground rents abolition.
• Guidance for arbitrators on ringfenced rents.
• Execution of documents by electronic signatures.
• Enforcing covenants between tenants.
• Light obstruction notices at the Land Registry.
• RICS Guidance on Japanese knotweed.
• SRA guidance on advising on leaseholds.

Published on 1 March 2022.