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).

News & Updates

Introduction to Family Law - starting 22 February 2016

Introduction to Family Law - starting 22 February 2016

Monday, 08 February 2016

BCLC is pleased to announce we will deliver an introductory course on Irish Family Law consisting of four sessions which will take place at BCLC Monday mornings from 10.30am to 12 noon on 22nd & 29th February and 7th & 14th March. The course will consider what is family law in Ireland today and will look at the Constitution, legislation, case law and the European Convention on Human Rights. It will examine the law in relation to family, children, child care, maintenance, cohabitation, marriage, separation and divorce. The total cost of this course is €25. Booking is essential. To reserve a place please telephone BCLC on 01 – 8625805 or email info@bclc.ie. We hope you can join us.

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 16th February 2016 at the Poppintree Community Sports Centre.  Pop in from 10am - 12 noon.
Mon Tue         (click link for directions) Wed Thu Fri
February Clinic Calendar
1 2 Local Employment Centre 3 4 5
8 9 Ballymun Library 10 11 12
15 16 Poppintree Community Sports Cntr 17 18 19
22 23 B'mun Child & Family Resource Cntr 24 25 26


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