Pedro Callol is an English solicitor (currently non-practising), admitted to the Madrid Bar. He is an EU and Competition partner at Roca Junyent. From 2002 to 2009, 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 (1999-2002); before that he trained with some of Spain's top practitioners. He is fluent in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.Pedro Callol has premier antitrust and regulatory litigation experience, including a leading role in investigations and court appeals (up to the Supreme Court) in the movie exhibition, water pumps, paper recycling, national food associations, asphalt, hair care products, Barcelona harbour and car distribution cartels. He has also worked on the Spanish premier football league television rights licensing and the output (movie) deals-related antitrust litigation. He has advised in abuse of dominance and unilateral practices having successfully settled, without fines, various matters, including the Coapi and Mutualidad cases related to professional services. He has advised telecommunications and technology companies in licensing matters and pharma companies on generic entry delaying tactics. He also has substantial experience in antitrust damages litigation (eg, in the postal and digital contents sectors) and mergers with a key regulatory component inter alia in the telecoms, energy and transportation sectors. He has led one of the very first leniency-related proceedings in Spain.
Pedro Callol has been twice acknowledged as one of the 'top 40 under 40' lawyers by Iberian Lawyer. His practice is recognised by Global Competition Review, Chambers, PLC Which Lawyer?, The Legal 500, The International Who's Who of Competition Lawyers & Economists and The International Who's Who of Telecoms & Media Lawyers.
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