Admitted to practice:

2007 solicitor
2016 barrister

Areas of Practice:

  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate
  • Commissions & Inquiries
  • Criminal Law
  • Intentional Torts
  • Regulatory Prosecutions

Professional Background:

  • BA/LLB (UNSW)
  • Intern, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (Geneva) (2006)
  • Solicitor, Aboriginal Legal Service NSW/ACT (2007 – 2009, 2011)
  • Solicitor, Legal Aid NSW (2010, 2012, 2014 – 2016)
  • Solicitor, North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (2013)
  • Barrister (2016 – current)

Clerk:

Annika Lee
Adam Hussain
Vicky Johnston
clerk@blackchambers.com.au
(02) 8590 5182
0408 418 177

Chambers:

Room 204, 185 Elizabeth Street,

Sydney NSW 2000

Black Chambers acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which we live, work and travel and we pay our respects to Elders past and present. We particularly acknowledge that our Sydney chambers are on the land of the Gadigal people at a place called Wallamulla.

Email: neal.funnell@blackchambers.com.au

M: 0429 038 138
P: (02) 8590 5182
F: (02) 8572 8222

www.blackchambers.com.au

Publications:

Recent notable cases:

  • Burr v R [2020] NSWCCA 282
  • Grajewski v Director of Public Prosecutions (NSW) [2019] HCA 8 (led by T Game SC and S Dawson SC)
  • Jeremiah v Republic [2018] NRCA 1 (7 December 2018)
  • Republic v Cecil [2018] NRSC 15 (29 March 2018)
  • Cecil v Director of Public Prosecutions (Nauru); Kepae v Director of Public Prosecutions (Nauru); Jeremiah v Director of Public Prosecutions (Nauru) [2017] HCA 46 (led by B Walker SC)