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


Thursday, 19 June 2014

A course on the social welfare code will be delivered by PROFESSOR GERRY WHYTE of Trinity College Law School. Topics to be covered include: • Jobseekers' payments, • Family payments, • Sickness and disability payments, • Old age pensions, • Means-testing and, • Social welfare appeals. The course will take place at the Council Chambers, Ballymun on Wednesdays 2pm-4pm from 13th August to 10th September 2014. Please phone us on 01-8625805 or email us at info@bclc.ie to book your place.

Where to find us:

Shangan Neighbourhood Centre (Unit 1A), 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 5th August upstairs at the Local Employment Centre, Ballymun from 10am - 12 noon.  There is no clinic on Tuesday 29th July 2014.

Mon Tue         (click link for directions) Wed Thu Fri
August Clinic Calendar
   5    Local Employment Centre 6 7 8
11  12   Ballymun Library 13 14 15
18  19  Poppintree Sports Centre 20 21 22
25  26  Coultry Neighbourhood Centre 27 28 29


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