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

Family Mediation: an explanation - Sonya Keniry, BCLC on 30/5/16

Family Mediation: an explanation - Sonya Keniry, BCLC on 30/5/16

Monday, 16 May 2016

Mediation is a voluntary process of conflict resolution which helps people involved in a family dispute to reach an agreement acceptable to both sides. Sonya Keniry, Project Officer, BCLC explains the mediation process how people come together to discuss and attempt to solve their differences with a neutral mediator. 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 on Tuesdays and talk to a solicitor!

No appointment necessary.

Next clinic:
The next clinic is Tuesday 24th May 2016 at the Ballymun Child & Family Resource Centre - pop in from 10am - 12 noon.
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May Clinic Calendar
2 3 Local Employment Centre 4 5 6
9 10 Ballymun Library 11 12 13
16 17 Poppintree Community Sports Cntr 18 19 20
23 24 B'mun Child & Family Resource Cntr 25 26 27
30 31 No clinic today, please phone us on 01-8625805      

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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© 2016 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