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


Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Dr. Jennifer Brown of DCU returns to BCLC to deliver an excellent and really interesting 8 week course on Mental Health Law. The course will cover all aspects of mental health law in Ireland including: Constitutional Rights, European Convention human rights, Involuntary Admissions and Mental Health Tribunals as well as the use of insanity as a defence in criminal law matters. The course runs on Wednesdays from 22nd October to 10th December from 2.30pm to 3.30pm. Advance booking is absolutely essential as space at the venue is limited. You can phone us on 01-8625805 to book your place or email info@bclc.ie

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 7th October 2014 at the Local Employment Centre from 10am - 12 noon.  There is no clinic on Tuesday 30th September - please ring the office if you need an appointment before Tuesday 7th October.

Mon Tue         (click link for directions) Wed Thu Fri
September 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  Coultry Neighbourhood Centre 24 25 26
29 30  NO CLINIC - please ring the office.      


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