Welcome to Ballymun Community Law Centre

Ballymun Community Law Centre was established in 2002 to tackle unmet legal need in Ballymun. The community law centre gives people within the community access to justice by providing free legal advice, information, and representation.  It also delivers a mediation service as well as a legal education programme.

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What is a community law centre?

A community law centre is a non-profit organisation which works to provide a range of legal services, education, and mediation within a specific community.  

Ballymun Community Law Centre is a voluntary organisation (a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee).



News & Updates

LEARN AT LUNCH SERIES - ACCORD, 30th November 2015

LEARN AT LUNCH SERIES - ACCORD, 30th November 2015

Monday, 09 November 2015

On Monday 30th November from 1-2pm ACCORD Chairperson and Counsellor, Rita Dunleavy, who has worked in Ballymun for 20 years, will talk about counselling and the work of ACCORD facilitating couples and individuals to explore, reflect upon and work to resolve difficulties that arise in their marriages and relationships. ACCORD counsellors, who are trained to diploma/degree levels, are very experienced in working with and supporting individuals and couples on a wide range of issues and difficulties that arise in their relationships. Admission to the talk is free but ticketed. To get your ticket please contact BCLC by phone on 01 – 8625805 or email cberesford@bclc.ie

Where to find us:

Unit 1A Shangan Neighbourhood Centre, Shangan Road, Ballymun, Dublin 9 beside DCU in the Community.

Our Services

  • Consumer & Debt Law
  • Employment Law
  • Family law
  • Housing law
  • Social welfare & health
  • Other civil legal matters
  • Community mediation
  • Peer mediation
  • Family mediation
  • Legal courses and seminars







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Drop in to one of our FREE LEGAL ADVICE CLINICS and talk to a solicitor!

No appointment necessary.

Next clinic:
Tuesday 1st December 2015 at the Local Employment Centre from 10am - 12 noon.
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Family Law Advice Clinic

We hold a family law advice-only clinic every Wednesday in the law centre.  An appointment is necessary. Click here for details

Family Mediation Service

BCLC provides a family mediation service in Ballymun.  The service is delivered by professional and experienced family mediators. Click here for details


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© 2015 Ballymun Community Law Centre
  • Unit 1A Shangan Neighbourhood Centre, Shangan Road, Ballymun, D9   Directors: Fiona Gallagher | Pat Gilheaney | Evelyn Hanlon | Catherine Hickey | Paul Kane | Frank Murphy | Karl Murphy | Olivia Smith |
  • Phone: + 353 1 862 5805
  • Fax: + 353 1 891 6848
  • Email: info@bclc.ie