Managing Special Counsel

Managing Special Counsel

Neal is a Managing Special Counsel in our team at DA Family Lawyers.

Neal Wood

Practicing exclusively in family and relationship law for over 15 years and a nationally accredited mediator, Neal has experience across all aspects of family and de facto law including complex parenting issues, property settlements, child support, financial agreements, domestic violence and third-party disputes. His technical knowledge and intricate understanding of the family law system benefit his clients beyond measure.


Neals holds the position of Managing Special Counsel at DA Family Lawyers. Neals holds a Bachelor of Law with Honours and a Bachelor of Justice with Distinction from the Queensland University of Technology and has worked exclusively in family law since his admission in January 2008.

Neals’s diverse experience includes:

  • Parenting
  • Property Settlement
  • De facto property settlement
  • Divorce
  • Child support
  • Spousal Maintenance
  • Appeals
  • Domestic Violence Order proceedings
  • Financial agreements including prenuptial agreements
  • Child Support Agreements
  • Child Protection
  • Mediator

Professional background and education


  • Bachelor of Laws, Queensland University of Technology (Hons.)
  • Bachelor of Justice, Queensland University of Technology (Dist)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (PLT)
  • NMAS Accredited Mediator


  • Queensland Supreme Court
  • High Court of Australia

Professional memberships

  • Queensland Law Society
  • Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Queensland
  • Family Law Section, Law Council of Australia


Outside of work hours, Neal can be found at the coast or enjoying all things outdoors including long course triathlons and running with his border collie.

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