|36th Chief Justice of Sri Lanka|
|Appointed by||J. R. Jayewardene|
|Preceded by||Victor Tennekoon|
|Succeeded by||Suppiah Sharvananda|
|Born||22 October 1919|
|Alma mater||University College, Colombo
Law College, Colombo
Neville Dunbar Mirahawatte Samarakoon (22 October 1919 - 1990) was a Sri Lankan lawyer, who served as Chief Justice of Sri Lanka from 1977 to 1984. His father was A. C. W. Samarakoon and mother was Chandrawathi Mirahawatte kumarihamy.
He was educated at Trinity College, Kandy, then at University College, Colombo and the Law College, Colombo. He began work as an advocate in 1945, and worked as a Crown Counsel from 1948 to 195, when he returned to private work. He was made Queen's Counsel in 1968. From 1964 to 1977 he was a member of the Bar Council, and sat on the Disciplinary Board for Lawyers from 1971 to 1974, then again in 1976 and 1977.
- SAMARAKOON, Hon. Neville Dunbar Mirahawatte. Who Was Who 1897-2006. (2007).
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