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

Law Talk on the Child Care Law Reporting Project - 27/01/15

Law Talk on the Child Care Law Reporting Project - 27/01/15

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Dr. CAROL COULTER, Director of the Child Care Law Reporting Project, established to examine and report on child care proceedings in the courts, outlines the work of the project, including a review of the cases that come before the Irish District Courts every week and an analysis of their outcomes for children and their families. Admission to the Law Talk is free but it is a ticketed event so in order to book a place please phone us on 01-8625805 or email cberesford@bclc.ie for a ticket. The talk will take place at BCLC on Tuesday 27th January 2015 from 1-2pm. 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 23rd December 2014 at our offices in the Shangan Neighbourhood Centre from 10am - 12 noon.

Mon Tue         (click link for directions) Wed Thu Fri
December Clinic Calendar
1  2    Local Employment Centre 3 4 5
8  9  Ballymun Library 10 11 12
15  16 Poppintree Sports Centre 17 18 19
22  23 Drop into our office - for directions ring 01-8625805 24 25 26
29  30 NO CLINIC - RING 01-8625805      


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 | Olivia Smith |
  • Phone: + 353 1 862 5805
  • Fax: + 353 1 891 6848
  • Email: info@bclc.ie