Paul Stone


Paul is a member of the Competition & Regulatory Group at Charles Russell, advising on all aspects of competition law. His experience covers a wide range of industry sectors, including pharmaceuticals, retailing, rail, financial services and insurance, as well as media and telecoms.

Prior to joining Charles Russell, Paul worked in-house at ITV, where he was Head of Legal Affairs, Regulatory and Competition. At ITV, Paul’s responsibility included advising all areas of the business on competition law and communications regulation, as well as having responsibility for all litigation matters across the ITV group.

Paul has been involved in a number of recent high profile cases in the media sector in the UK, including the acquisition of BSkyB’s 17.9% stake in ITV and various projects to deliver video-on-demand content through broadband.