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.

For regular updates on our activities, find us on Facebook.

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

Advocacy for Families of Children in Care - 1pm Wed 29 April 2015

Advocacy for Families of Children in Care - 1pm Wed 29 April 2015

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

This is a free but ticketed event which will take place at BCLC on Wednesday 29th April 2015 at 1pm. Members of the Family Advocacy Service from Clare, Limerick and North Tipperary will discuss their services for parents of children in the care of Tusla. Family Advocacy Service seeks to empower parents to participate in the child care process from an informed position, speaking for themselves wherever possible and to promote good communication and a positive working relationship between the parents and social work services. You must book a ticket to attend this talk - to do so please contact BCLC by phone on 01-8625805 or email cberesford@bclc.ie We look forward to seeing you.

Where to find us:

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

There's a map on the bottom left of this page.

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







View Ballymun Community Law Centre on a larger map

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

No appointment necessary.

Next clinic:
Tuesday 21st April 2015 at the Poppintree Community Sports Centre from 10am - 12 noon.
Mon Tue         (click link for directions) Wed Thu Fri
April Clinic Calendar
6 7 Local Employment Centre 8 9 10
13 14 Ballymun Library 15 16 17
20 21 Poppintree Community Sports Cntr 22 23 24
27 28 B'mun Child & Family Resource Cntr 29 30  


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


Search - Use spaces to separate your keywords
3  The  Constitution. J P G
© 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