Mercy Law Resource Centre CLG is registered as:
- An Independent Law Centre with the Law Society of Ireland.
- A Charity with the Revenue Commissioners (CHY No: 18698) and with the Charities Registration Authority (Charity Registration No: 20072254)
- A Company Limited by Guarantee and not having share capital with the Company Registration office (Co. Reg. No: 4710712).
MLRC is governed by a Board of Directors who meets with the Managing Solicitor and the Volunteer Administrator every six weeks or so. The Managing Solicitor presents a report to the Board on case work, policy work, compliance matters, employment matters and the future development of the Centre. The administrator presents the accounts and a report on the Befriending Service. The Chair of the Board meets frequently with the Managing Solicitor during the interval between Board meetings.