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).Law13 buttons winner for web Thumbnail0

News & Updates

BALLYMUN COMMUNITY LAW FESTIVAL: Housing & the Law - 24th to 27th November 2014

BALLYMUN COMMUNITY LAW FESTIVAL: Housing & the Law - 24th to 27th November 2014

Monday, 17 November 2014

We are delighted to announce the return of the Ballymun Community Law Festival, first experienced to coincide with our 10th Anniversary Celebration in 2012 with a theme of Children and the Law - this year the theme is HOUSING AND THE LAW. With law talks, advice clinics and other events there should be something for everyone. We will be discussing the Law Centre work, Homelessness and Housing Rights in the relaxed atmosphere of Axis Cafe. A talk on Equity Release Schemes forms part of the line-up with performances from local schools and the opportunity to get free legal advice too. Follow the link for more information and 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







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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 25th November 2014 at the Coultry Neighbourhood Centre kindly hosted by the Drop In Well from 10am - 12 noon.

Mon Tue         (click link for directions) Wed Thu Fri
November Clinic Calendar
3  4    Local Employment Centre 5 6 7
10  11  Ballymun Library 12 13 14
17  18 Poppintree Sports Centre 19 20 21
24  25  Coultry Neighbourhood Centre 26 27 28


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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© 2014 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 | Aine Rooney |
  • Phone: + 353 1 862 5805
  • Fax: + 353 1 891 6848
  • Email: info@bclc.ie