You can ask to have a work colleague or trade union official with you. Check your contract of employment and your employer’s disciplinary procedure to see if they allow others to attend disciplinary hearings (for example a family member or a friend).
It is very uncommon that employers will allow you to be represented by a solicitor. If you have been accused of a very serious allegation which could prevent you from working in the same career or profession, you may be entitled to be accompanied by a legal representative. Take advice from our employment solicitors.
Disclaimer: This information is provided for general guidance only and is not intended to constitute legal advice. You must consult our employment solicitors if you require advice on your situation or circumstances.
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