Russell Tonks


Supervisor: Di Shackson

Legal Qualifications

PGDipLaw,  Staffordshire University 2008
BA Hons – Business Studies, Manchester University 1998

Accreditations / Professional Status

Accredited Police Station-Representative (2001)

Russell Tonks joined Stevens Solicitors in 2001 and works as an Accredited Police Station Representative from our Burslem office. He has a wealth of experience representing clients at the Police Station, and in particular has dealt with the following types of matters: Murder, Complex Fraud, Offences against children, Sexual  Offences, Serious Assault, Money Laundering, Conspiracy.  Russell also carries out work in the Prison Law department visiting clients in Prison, and general Prison Law work.  He continues to complete professional development courses relevant to Criminal Defence.

Areas of Law

Police Station Representation
Magistrates’ Court
Crown Court
Prison Law

Professional Experience

19 years Paralegal
19 years Police Station Representation
19 years Magistrates’ Casework
2 years Prison Law