Qualified English solicitor and attorney admitted to the Madrid and Barcelona Bars, Pedro Callol has 20 years of antitrust and specialist litigation experience. Prior to founding his own expert law firm, he was a leading EU and competition partner in one of Spain’s large law firms. Before that he created and led the EU and competition practice of a London ‘magic circle’ law firm in Spain. Prior to that he worked with Arnold & Porter in Washington, DC and London. He has a law degree from the Complutense University (Madrid) and a business degree from San Pablo University (Madrid). He is a law graduate of the University of Chicago Law School (Fulbright – Banco Santander scholar). He holds a master’s in European law from the College of Europe, Bruges (sponsored by the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs).
Mr Callol is the president of the Fulbright Alumni Association of Spain, the secretary of the board of the Chicago Alumni Association of Spain and member of the board of directors of the Spanish Competition Law Association (AEDC) and of the advisory board of the American Antitrust Institute, Washington, DC.
He was twice acknowledged as one of the ‘top 40 under 40’ by Iberian Lawyer and he is a specialist currently recognised by Chambers and Partners, Global Competition Review, Best Lawyers, The Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal. He is the author of many specialist publications and is the Spanish correspondent of the European Competition Law Review. He leads specialist seminars in the Carlos III and San Pablo Law Schools.
His working languages are English, Spanish, French, German, Italian and Catalan.