Pedro Callol


AAI International Advisor for Spain.

Qualified English Solicitor (currently non-practising) and Abogado admitted to the Madrid Bar; he has twenty years of specialist antitrust, trade regulation and transactional experience.  Previously (2008-2014) a corporate partner leading the EU & competition practice of one of Spain’s larger law firms.  Before that (2002-2008) he created and led the EU & competition practice of a London ‘magic circle’ law firm in Spain.  Prior to that he worked with Arnold & Porter in Washington, D.C. and London (1999-2002), and before that he trained with some of Spain’s best practitioners in Madrid and Brussels.  Law Degree Universidad Complutense and Business degree San Pablo University (Madrid).  Law graduate, University of Chicago Law School (Fulbright – Banco Santander scholar).  Master in European law, College of Europe, Bruges (sponsored by the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs).

He was (twice) acknowledged at the time as one of the “top 40 under 40” by Iberian Lawyer and he is a specialist currently recognized by Global Competition Review, Chambers, plc Which Lawyer, Best Lawyers, Legal 500 and one of the top communications and media lawyers according to Who is Who Legal in the last two editions.

He is author of several specialist publications and is the Spanish correspondent of the European Competition Law Review.  Board Member of the Fulbright Alumni Association in Spain and Secretary of the Board of University of the Chicago Alumni Association of Spain.  Member of the Advisory Board of the American Antitrust Institute in Washington, DC.  He reads specialist seminars in the Carlos III and San Pablo Law Schools and regularly speaks on other academic and business venues including the ABA, IBA and UIA.

Languages: English, Spanish, French, German, Italian and Catalan.