R (on the application of G) v Governors of X School and Y City Council  IRLR 222 CA
Reports relating to this case:
Disciplinary hearings: Employee was entitled to legal representation throughout disciplinary proceedings
- 10 March 2010
In R (on the application of G) v Governors of X School and Y City Council  EWCA Civ 1 CA, the Court of Appeal held that a teaching assistant had a right under art.6 of the European Convention on Human Rights to legal representation during disciplinary proceedings following allegations of misconduct, in view of the possible consequences for his career if the allegation was proved.
- 24 February 2010
This week's case of the week, provided by Thomas Eggar, covers the right to legal representation.
- 21 January 2010
The Court of Appeal has held that an employee should have been allowed to be accompanied by a lawyer at a disciplinary hearing in circumstances where a consequence of the hearing could be the addition of his name to the register of individuals deemed unsuitable to work with children.