Community Law & Mediation

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Community Law & Mediation (CLM) has urged the Irish government to ensure its climate action plan for 2023 aligns with Ireland's legal obligations on climate change, while addressing the energy crisis and safeguarding marginalised communities. An open letter sent by the independent law centre to

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Community Law & Mediation (CLM) Limerick, the only independent community law centre outside of Dublin, has celebrated 10 years of providing free legal advice. Chief Justice Donal O'Donnell joined representatives of the law centre at an event marking the anniversary of its founding in 2012, when

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Former chief justice Frank Clarke has joined the board of directors of Community Law & Mediation (CLM). The independent community law centre and charity, based in Dublin and Limerick, assists more than 4,000 people every year through its community-based free legal advice, advocacy, mediation and

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The government's planned carbon tax hike risks exacerbating fuel poverty in the absence of affordable clean energy and reliable public transport, Community Law & Mediation (CLM) has warned. The community law centre and charity, which opened a Centre for Environmental Justice earlier this year, i

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An independent community law centre is launching a series of free environmental justice advice clinics to mark the UN International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies. The clinics, launched by the Coolock-based Centre for Environmental Justice within Community Law & Mediation (CLM), will focus on a

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Community Law & Mediation (CLM) will tomorrow launch two new guides aimed at helping the public to understand and navigate employment and equality rights. A virtual launch event tomorrow morning will hear from Equality Minister Roderic O'Gorman, CLM CEO Rose Wall and managing solicitor Jane O'Su

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The government's revised climate legislation still lacks the ambition needed to address wider issues of inequality, Community Law & Mediation (CLM) has said. Ministers this week approved the final text of the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development (Amendment) Bill 2021, which will now be intr

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A new free legal advice clinic for children and young people in the care system has been launched by EPIC and Community Law & Mediation. The collaborative initiative seeks to empower children and young people in care, or leaving care, to vindicate their legal rights in relation to their health,

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Community Law & Mediation (CLM) assisted more than 3,100 people through its free legal advice, advocacy, mediation and education services last year, according to its latest annual report. The community law centre and charity called on the government to prioritise access to civil legal aid in a y

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Lawyers Éamonn Conlon and Conor Dignam SC have joined the board of directors of Community Law & Mediation (CLM). Mr Conlon is a solicitor, arbitrator and mediator, as well as a former partner and head of corporate responsibility at A&L Goodbody.

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Law centres are facing dramatic increases in calls from workers concerned about their employment rights during the coronavirus pandemic. Community Law and Mediation (CLM), with law centres in Dublin and Limerick, has said it is "at capacity" after a 196 per cent year-on-year increase in consultation

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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. Rose Wall, CEO of Community Law & Mediation (CLM), gave evidence to the committee last month, calling for the expansion of civil leg

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Rose Wall, chief executive of Community Law & Mediation (CLM), examines the impact of the Housing Bill currently under consideration by the Oireachtas. The declaration by the Dáil in May last year that Ireland is facing a “climate and biodiversity emergency” would suggest that

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