Phone Number: (905) 451-6610
Fax Number: (905) 451-1549
Law Clerk(s)/Assistant(s) to Chris Tonks:
Christine Newport (CNewport@pdclawyers.ca)
Chris is an associate lawyer with Prouse, Dash & Crouch LLP. Chris practices in the areas of civil litigation, municipal law, and criminal law. Chris will aggressively represent your interest no matter how complex your legal problem. You can rest assured that Chris will provide you with strategic and practical advice. With Chris as your legal counsel, you will have absolute comfort and confidence to openly discuss your most sensitive legal questions and concerns, and Chris will work through your issues with you collaboratively.
Chris has acted for clients before the Ontario Court of Justice and Superior Court of Justice in respect of numerous civil, criminal, and administrative matters. He has also appeared before various government Tribunals, such as the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal, Municipal Committees of Adjustment, and the Board of Negotiation of Ontario.
Chris also serves as a Trustee at the Toronto District School Board, representing the riding of York South Weston. Elected as Trustee by his constituents in the 2006 Municipal Election, and then re-elected in 2010, Chris is responsible for providing budgetary, policy, and management oversight of the largest school board in Canada.
Chris’ clients include private individuals, corporations, as well as community groups and non-profit organizations. The consummate professional, Chris provides all of his clients with a strategic analysis of their legal concerns, while maintaining a high level of service to all of his clients at all times.
Bachelor of Laws, University of Wales
Bachelor of Arts, University of Toronto
Peel Law Association
Trustee, Toronto District School Board
Director, Toronto Foundation for Student Success