Admitted as Solicitor


Called to the Bar


Neal Funnell appears in all courts, specialising in criminal law, regulatory prosecutions and commissions of enquiry and inquests.

Prior to coming to the Bar, Neal worked as a solicitor for close to a decade at the Aboriginal Legal Service NSW/ACT, Legal Aid NSW and the North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency.

In 2006 he completed an internship at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva.

Providing Guidance In

Common Law

Intentional Torts

Criminal Law

Appellate, Children’s Criminal Law, Environmental Criminal Law, High Risk Offenders, Parole, Regulatory Prosecutions

Inquests & Inquiries

Commissions, Inquests & Inquiries, Coronial

Public & Administrative Law

Administrative Law, Appellate, Judicial Review

Please Contact

Eleanor Tjhin (Junior Clerk)
Adam Hussain (Junior Clerk)


Black Chambers
Wallamulla, Gadigal Country
Suite 204, Level 2
185 Elizabeth Street
Sydney NSW 2000

  • 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)