New Community Solicitor for Ballymun

Date: 27/09/2023
A man smiles outside of a building with a sign saying Ballymun Community Law Centre on the wall.

Ballymun Community Law Centre have appointed a new Community Solicitor. Paul Dornan commenced the role this month. Previously Paul worked in Mercy Law Centre and in the Legal Aid Board, he is experienced in advising and advocating in the areas of social housing and homelessness law as well as family and childcare law. He has an in-depth understanding of human rights and constitutional provisions underpinning these legal systems. In his role as Community Solicitor Paul will be available to the people of Ballymun for legal advice, information and representation. He will also provide law talks and legal training in the community.

Welcoming Paul in his new role, Catherine Hickey, Chairperson at the Law Centre said, “We are delighted to welcome Paul Dornan as our Community Solicitor.  Paul brings a wealth of experience and a passion for community law provision; he will be at the forefront of the vital work of the Law Centre in Ballymun.”.

Paul Dornan added, “I am honoured to have joined the team at the Ballymun Community Law Centre as a solicitor. The centre has a real commitment to empowering the community of Ballymun to exercise their rights and entitlements and in working to achieve social justice and equality. Joining a team with the dedication to achieve these goals, I am committed to working towards increasing access to the law for all and to provide much-needed legal advice and representation in areas of unmet legal need in Ballymun.”

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