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Tony Storey

Senior Lecturer

Department: Northumbria Law School

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.


Campus Address

City Campus East 1

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Causing death by failing to seek medical help: R v Broughton [2020] EWCA Crim 1093, Storey, T. 1 Feb 2021, In: The Journal of Criminal Law
  • English Legal System [4th edition], Wilson, S., Rutherford, H., Storey, T., Wortley, N., Kotecha, B. 29 May 2020
  • Intoxication, rape and secondary liability: In what circumstances is a “Sheehan direction” necessary when determining the liability of an intoxicated secondary party?, Storey, T. 1 Aug 2020, In: The Journal of Criminal Law
  • Past, present and future tension: does section 6 of the Fraud Act 2006 apply to pre-existing fraud? R v Smith [2020] EWCA Crim 38, Storey, T. 1 Apr 2020, In: The Journal of Criminal Law
  • The meaning of ‘reasonable belief in consent’ under the Sexual Offences Act 2003 and the admissibility of bad character evidence under the Criminal Justice Act 2003: R v Hepburn [2020] EWCA Crim 820, Brewis, B., Storey, T. 1 Oct 2020, In: The Journal of Criminal Law
  • Watching you, watching me: Liability for voyeurism when the voyeur is also a participant in a private act, Storey, T. 1 Jun 2020, In: The Journal of Criminal Law
  • Coercive Control: An Offence But Not a Defence: R v Challen [2019] EWCA Crim 916, Court of Appeal, Storey, T. 1 Dec 2019, In: The Journal of Criminal Law
  • Gross Negligence Manslaughter, Restaurant Owners and the Foreseeability Question, Storey, T. Dec 2019, In: The Journal of Criminal Law
  • Court of Appeal: Voluntary Acts and the Chain of Causation in Homicide Cases: The Need for ‘Free and Unfettered Volition’ R v Wallace [2018] EWCA Crim 690, Storey, T. 1 Aug 2018, In: The Journal of Criminal Law
  • English Legal System [3rd edition], Wilson, S., Rutherford, H., Storey, T., Wortley, N. 28 Apr 2018

PGR Supervision

Sian Dickson 'Coercively Controlling: An Offender. Coercively Controlled: An Offender?' A Potential Defence for Primary Victims Compelled to Commit Criminal Offences: A Comparative Analysis Start Date: 16/10/2020


  • Law LLM July 12 1997
  • PGCUTL June 30 1995

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