CPI Update 216 - May 2022

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For subscribers, the May 2022 issue of the CPI Update appears attached below, and deals with the following cases:

  • Disregarding improvements at rent review - Cadogan Holdings Ltd v Alberti.
  • Rateable occupation for business rates - Queen Street Properties Ltd v Cardiff City and County Council.
  • Deposits under contract for sale - Re Sky Apartments 2018 Limited.
  • Withholding consent under restrictive covenants - Davies-Gilbert v Goacher & Ors.
  • Liability for fraudulent transfers - Ashraf v Lester Dominic Solicitors & Ors.
  • Mortgage and unfair relationships - Arthistory Ltd v Campbell & Anor.


There is also coverage of:

  • The Residential Property Development Tax (RPDT).
  • Ground rents.
  • COVID-19 rents - code of practice/guidance for arbitrators.
  • Nutrient neutrality.
  • Changing lease terms on lease renewal.
  • Rights to light - a consumer guide.


Published on 3 May 2022.