J for Judicial Review of the Right to be Accompanied

Posted in : Essential Guide to Employment Contracts on 18 November 2014
Kiera Lee
Mills Selig
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Kiera Lee, writes:

In the case of AB v Down District Council [2012] NICA 60 the Court of Appeal in Northern Ireland considered whether an employee had the right to be legally represented in disciplinary proceedings. The case considered the authorities on the question and the additional element of the impact a disability might have on any right to be accompanied.

The Appellant was employed as a lifeguard by the Respondent. He was asked to attend a disciplinary investigation meeting to discuss a number of allegations against him relating to graffiti of a sexual nature in the male toilets of Down Leisure Centre. The Appellant requested to be accompanied by a legal representative and this was

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Kiera Lee
Mills Selig

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