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 quality free legal advice, information, and representation.  Annually, BCLC is awarded a Q mark by the Institute of Legal Research & Standards.






BCLC 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).

Ballymun Community Law Centre is a member of the Independent Law Centres Network.  Find out more about the Independent Law Centres Network by clicking this link.

News & Updates

Starting 6th October - MII Accredited Conflict Resolution & Mediation Skills Training Course

Starting 6th October - MII Accredited Conflict Resolution & Mediation Skills Training Course

Thursday, 22 September 2016

Starting Thursday 6th October we are delivering a Conflict Resolution and Mediation Skills Training Course which is MII Accredited Mediation Training. This is a practical, skills based course taught through storytelling techniques and interactive role plays. Of particular assistance in the resolution of interpersonal disputes where hurt and emotion is involved. Successful participation on this course will complete one of the two entry requirements for receiving a Certificate of Practice from The Mediators Institute of Ireland, the professional association for mediators in Ireland. It will also permit successful participants to access further substantive training in specialised areas of mediation such as Family and Workplace. If you are interested in attending this course please contact Christina for further information on 01-8625805 or 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 27th September 2016 at the Ballymun Child & Family Resource Centre - pop in between 10am and 12 noon.  No appointment necessary.
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September Clinic Calendar
5 6 Local Employment Centre 7 8 9
12 13 Ballymun Library 14 15 16
19 20 Poppintree Community Sports Cntr 21 22 23
26 27 B'mun Child & Family Resource Cntr 28 29 30

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