After an LLB at Leicester University, Tony enrolled on an LLM by research at Newcastle University, during which time he started teaching criminal law on the LLB Full-time programme.
Tony joined Northumbria University in August 1994. Since then, he has taught Criminal Law, EU Law, Sports Law, English Legal System and Contract Law.
Tony has also taught EU law at Durham University, the Kiev National Economic University and the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration. In 2011, Tony spent three weeks as a Visiting Professor of EU Law at the University of Florida Levin College of Law.
Tony is the programme leader for the GDL programme at Northumbria Law School.