The Right to Representation at a Disciplinary Hearing

Posted in : Hot topics in Employment and Technology Law with Matheson on 13 September 2016
Emer O'Sullivan
Crowley Solicitors
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A question which frequently arises in the context of disciplinary hearings is the right of the employee the subject of the disciplinary proceedings to legal or other outside representation. In complying with the well-established principles of natural justice and fair procedures, it is important for employers to be aware of the rights of employees in this regard. In this article, Emer O’Sullivan in Crowley Solicitors looks at the right of legal and other outside representation of employees, how far this right extends and best practice recommendations in dealing with a request from an employee to bring an outside representative to the meeting.

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Emer O'Sullivan
Crowley Solicitors

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