Unfair dismissal: failure to allow NHS employee legal representation at disciplinary appeal hearing
This report relates to 1 case(s)
Gentry v Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust ET/1101884/08 & ET/1101278/08 (0 other reports)
Gentry v Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust ET/1101884/08 & ET/1101278/08
human rights | disciplinary hearing | request to be accompanied by a lawyer
This employment tribunal decision demonstrates that there are circumstances in which it is necessary for employers to allow employees to have legal representation at a disciplinary appeal hearing, following the Court of Appeal decisions in R (on the application of G) v Governors of X School and Y City Council  IRLR 222 CA and Kulkarni v Milton Keynes Hospital NHS Trust and Secretary of State for Health  IRLR 829 CA.