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Unfair dismissal: failure to allow NHS employee legal representation at disciplinary appeal hearing

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    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 [2010] IRLR 222 CA and Kulkarni v Milton Keynes Hospital NHS Trust and Secretary of State for Health [2009] IRLR 829 CA.