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



Wednesday, 22 July 2015

On 6th July 2015 Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald launched FLAC's 2014 Annual Report and a brand new and very useful legal information leaflet on Neighbour Disputes. Minister Fitzgerald emphasised that disputes with neighbours were important qualify of life issues. The leaflet offers information on legal and alternative dispute resolution options including Mediation. You can pick up a leaflet at our office, at Citizen Information Centres or download an electronic copy. Click on the heading above to get a link to the online version.

Please note the office is closed on Bank Holiday Monday 3rd August 2015.

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 4th August 2015 at the Ballymun Local Employment Centre from 10am - 12 noon.
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August Clinic Calendar
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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