Sam bought a leather corner sofa and chair from SCS Edinburgh for £5,490 in July 2009. Less than a year later, she noticed that the sofa’s stitching had started to unravel and reported the fault to SCS. Sam was shocked when a technician sent by the company to inspect the sofa, simply glued it back together. Seven days later, the stitching started coming apart again. Sam contacted her local trading standards office, which contacted SCS on her behalf. SCS said that it required photographs of the fault, and wanted to send round another technician –
1. What are some of the elements of a contract can you identify from the case?
2. What next for Sam?
3. By discussing the rules of transfer of property, do you think there was transfer in the above case
4. By discussing the consumer rights known to you, do you think Sam rights were protected in the above case