Callol, Coca & Asociados > Madrid, Spain > Firm Profile

Callol, Coca & Asociados
C/ Don Ramón de la Cruz, 17, 3, E-Madrid 28001

Spain > EU and competition Tier 4

Boutique firm Callol, Coca & Asociados has established itself as a relevant player in the sector, and is well regarded for its ‘in-depth knowledge and experience in the field of Spanish and EU competition Law’. Praised for its ability to ‘think outside the box in search of a feasible solution’, the team is particularly well known for its work in investigations, and also regularly handles merger control, and antitrust litigation-related mandates. ‘A true authority in the field’, according to a client, Pedro Callol heads the practice, which includes key practitioners Manuel Cañadas and Jorge Manzarbeitia.

Practice head(s):


‘Pedro Callol is a leading practitioner, who is energetic, entrepreneurial, experienced, internationally minded, well organised and very impressive. We regularly instruct him for advice on Spanish competition issues and value his insights, knowledge and guidance.’

‘The firm is well-known and praised for its in-depth knowledge and experience in the field of Spanish and EU Competition Law. They are great in watching market developments and to anticipate on that. Clients will always get what they asked for. The team has a clear hands-on mentality, is very communicative, to the point and able to think outside the box in search of a feasible solution.’

‘Pedro Callol is a true authority in the field of Spanish and EU Competition law, including private enforcement. Apart from his excellent knowledge and experience in all relevant legal aspects, he has thorough knowledge of a wide range of market sectors so that he is able to determine the right strategy and to switch quickly when needed.’

‘Pedro Callol is one of the leading antitrust lawyers in Spain. Very responsive, creative, clear in his advice, giving actionable recommendations.’

I’d highlight the unity of the team and joint follow-up of matters.’

Availability and Knowledge, mainly of Pedro Callol.’

This is a leading competition law boutique, which is highly responsive and well regarded.’

Key clients

Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF)

Mooring Port Services

Cemesa Amarres Barcelona

Oxford University Press Spain


GME (García Munté Energía)






Top Cable

Roig Bus


Work highlights

  • Advising port mooring services provider Cemesa Amarres Barcelona on the merger control proceedings concerning its two-to-one merger.
  • Advising the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) in connection with an investigation initiated by the Spanish Competition Authority.
  • Acting for GME before the Spanish Competition Authority and subsequent litigation before the High Court in relation to a cartel investigation into the solid fuels market.

The firm: Callol, Coca & Asociados SLP is an independent competition/litigation and technology boutique providing agile and practical advice to clients.  Its only  guiding principle is the client’s best interests. Its competition practice is three-partner strong, with a consultant and three associates and supported by a highly competent civil litigation practice.

Its lawyers have been leading partners and associates in specialist practices of large national and international law firms.  Overall, they have practiced in Madrid, Barcelona, Washington D.C., London and Brussels.  They have advised some of the most representative and demanding national and international corporations in some of their most sensitive matters.

They are specialists covering the following specific practice areas: A leading practice with an extensive and widely recognized track record for competition and regulated industries ranging from cartel investigations and merger control to State aid and damages claims.

First-class administrative and civil litigation skills, including a substantial track-record on appellate and Supreme Court litigation.

Extensive experience advising in distribution, franchising, vertical restraints and unfair trade in a contentious and non-contentious context.

EU & Competition Pedro 91 737 67 68
EU & Competition Jorge 91 737 67 68
EU & Competition Manuel Cañ 91 737 67 68
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