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Neil Bisarya

BA [Law tripos] Queens’ College, Cambridge University [MA Hons]

Call: 1998 Lincoln’s Inn

CPS Category 4 Panel Member: General Crime and Rape and Sexual Assaults

CPS Fraud Panel Level 2

Health and Safety Regulatory Panel member C

Direct Access Barrister

Member Society of Mediators

Practice Areas


  • Prosecution and defence -all areas
  • Civil liberties / human rights

Areas of Practice

Professional Membership:

Criminal Bar Association
BA Law Queens College, Cambridge University



R v Dempsey [2023] murder trial. Prosecution junior. Convicted. Life Imprisonment.


R v Preston [2023] murder trial. Prosecution junior. Convicted. Life imprisonment


R v R & R: Complex Case Unit multi-complainant historic sexual abuse trial. Prosecution Led Junior.


R v G: Complex Case Unit multi-complainant history sexual abuse trial. Prosecution Led Junior. Reviewing lawyer received Commendation from Police. Life Sentence.


Operation A: Complex Case Unit drug supply prosecution. Prosecution Led Junior


Operation D: Complex Case Unit: handling stolen cars criminal gang.  Prosecution Led Junior.


R v K X & A [2008] EWCA Crim 2372 Defence: successful appeal to Court of Appeal against terms of Confiscation Order


Operation R : Instructed as Independent Counsel by police investigating an allegation of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice by a solicitor and her client.


K v R [2006] EWCA 1946  Defence appeal to Court of Appeal against convictions of sexual assault. Led Junior as fresh post conviction counsel.


R v T: Section 18 wounding [multiple stabbing with homophobic aggravation] – Prosecuting – convicted.


R v S: Section 18 wounding [biting part of ear off] – Prosecuting – convicted


R v W: multiple sexual assaults on care worker: Prosecution – Life Sentence


R v C: historic sexual abuse over years of grooming of teenage boy: Prosecuting – convicted


Voluntary work to assist profession


Invited by the Bar Council to assist the Head of the Bar Council, Derek Sweetings QC, in sharing of experience of rape prosecutions on Circuit to assist the Home Affairs Select Committee investigating the prosecution of rape cases.


Assisted the Northern Circuit in investigating and writing the Northern Circuit Working Group Race Report 2021 in relation to the obstacles faced by the black and ethnic minority community in becoming barristers and advancing their career within the profession. Report cited by the Bar Council in their Race Report


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