Community Law & Mediation
Law centres are facing dramatic increases in calls from workers concerned about their employment rights during the coronavirus pandemic.
Published 2 June 2020
The Oireachtas justice committee's inquiry into access to justice and legal costs has lapsed as a result of the Dáil's dissolution for the general election.
Published 29 January 2020
Rose Wall, chief executive of Community Law & Mediation (CLM), examines the impact of the Housing Bill currently under consideration by the Oireachtas.
Published 7 January 2020
The current model of legal aid is limited and under-resourced, Community Law & Mediation (CLM) has told an Oireachtas committee.
Published 11 December 2019
A new coalition of legal bodies, charities and NGOs has launched a campaign calling on the Government to immediately allocate the funding necessary to develop a dedicated family law courts complex at the Hammond Lane site.
Published 10 December 2019
Students from Mercy College Coolock took part in a ‘mock court’ competition in UCD’s Sutherland School of Law this week, marking the conclusion of the Legal Eagles schools project, a 10-week education programme on the legal system run by Community Law & Mediation.
Published 26 November 2019
A community-based law centre has said increasing demand for its free legal services in the area of employment law has highlighted the limitations of the civil legal aid scheme.
Published 30 October 2019
A free employment law advice clinic for women has been set up by the National Women's Council of Ireland (NWCI) in partnership with Community Law & Mediation (CLM).
Published 10 October 2019
Community Law & Mediation (CLM) delivered 1,360 hours of free mediation services last year, helping to resolve more than 150 disputes.
Published 8 October 2019