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



Friday, 29 July 2016

This is a 12 week course running on Mondays from 10am to 2pm, starting 26th September 2016 delivered by Frank Murphy of Ballymun Community Law Centre. If you are interested in attending please give us a ring on 01-8625805 and ask to speak with Christina or you could email Christina on cberesford@bclc.ie. We look forward to meeting you on this excellent course. Click the heading for more information.

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





Visit Us!



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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 23rd August 2016 at the Ballymun Child & Family Resource Centre - pop in from 10am - 12 noon. 
The next one after that is Tuesday 6th September at the Local Employment Centre.
Mon Tue         (click link for directions) Wed Thu Fri
August 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
29 30 No clinic-please call us on 01-8625805 31    

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