Gustaf Duhs > Stevens & Bolton LLP > Guildford, England > Lawyer Profile

Stevens & Bolton LLP

Work Department



Head of Competition and Regulatory law. Assisting clients with the full range of competition and regulatory law issues including: CMA investigations and investigations by other regulatory authorities, compliance initiatives and other non-contentious advice (including commercial arrangements), litigation of competition and related issues, public procurement and state aid law advice. Contributor to European Competition Law Review and Global Competition Litigation Review. Frequently quoted in national and international media on competition law issues.


Trained: Office of Fair Trading; qualified: 2003; made partner in present firm: 2013. Legal Adviser, Office of Fair Trading: 2001 – 2006; senior associate, Burges Salmon LLP: 2006 – 2010; head of competition, Stevens & Bolton LLP: 2010 – present.


Swedish, English.


Member of the Middle Temple, Law Society Competition Section.


Eton College. St. Andrews University (MA hons 1997), City University (Dip law 2000), Inns of Court School of Law (Bar Vocational Course 2001).


Golf, tennis, skiing and surfing.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Industry focus > Life sciences and healthcare

The ‘very professional‘ team at Stevens & Bolton LLP assists both originators and generics, digital health providers, and trade bodies with logistics arrangements, compliance with MHRA requirements, and know-how licensing. ‘Excellent‘ practice head Charlotte Tillet has ample expertise in licensing, collaboration and research agreements within the pharmaceutical and biotech industries. Michael Frisby has a great deal of knowledge surrounding risk management issues and international arbitrations, and Gustaf Duhs primarily handles competition related matters, providing ‘clear and on point‘ advice on investigations and judicial reviews concerning importation policies.

London > Corporate and commercial > EU and competition

The team at Guildford’s Stevens & Bolton LLP is praised as ‘responsive, very knowledgeable and easy to work with.’ The practice is well placed to assist clients on a range of competition matters ranging from merger control and competition law investigations to state aid law, representing clients across the retail, technology and life sciences sectors. Practice head Gustaf Duhs acts for a range of clients, from global corporates to owner-managed businesses. The team has been strengthened by the arrival of associate Jeremy Kelly.