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

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

EU and competition Tier 4

Specialised competition boutique Callol, Coca & Asociados is praised for its 'great knowledge of the regulations as well as both local and European jurisprudence'. The team stands out in cartel investigations, where it has an active practice, and at the appeal stage, where it represents clients in litigation challenging fines imposed by the CNMC. The department has also seen an uptick in merger control work. Pedro Callol leads the practice and is well regarded.

Practice head(s):

Pedro Callol

Other key lawyers:

Jorge Manzarbeitia; Manuel Cañadas; Manuel Herrero; Laura Moya


‘The team of lawyers led by Pedro Callol has been providing services in the media and entertainment sector for many years. They provide a pragmatic and business approach when tackling any legal problem. Finally, they have the ability to respond in an agile way to the Customer’s requests.’

‘Pedro Callol. Being a reference firm and with a great prestige in the market.’

‘This is a specialist competition boutique, with a high quality practice.’

‘Pedro Callol is calm, sensible, thoughtful and responsive. He has an impressive knowledge of Spanish competition law and practice.’

‘The great knowledge of the regulations as well as both local (Spain) and European jurisprudence, adds a high value to its work of help and support in these matters. Its extensive knowledge allows companies to carry out a detailed and truthful self-diagnosis of their level of Compliance and the controls / changes that can or should be applied. Its extensive experience is a great value for companies, as well as its ability to analyze all activities from different perspectives, which allows the development of effective defenses.’

‘I think their rapid learning capacity on the operation of complex sectors makes them better than their direct competitors. The people in this office are strict in their work but friendly in their dealings. Its extensive experience in complex sectors and processes are equally of great value to all client entities. ‘

‘Very good expertise in Competition Law, pragmatic advice.’

‘We worked with Pedro Callol and his team, who was very responsive, engaged and professional.’

Key clients

Oxford University Press Spain


GME (García Munté Energía).

Aurelius Capital

Sun Capital

20th Century Fox.



Allied Cigar Corporation

Top Cable

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.

Department Name Email Telephone
EU & Competition Pedro Callol +34 91 737 67 68
EU & Competition Jorge Manzarbeitia +34 91 737 67 68
EU & Competition Manuel Cañadas +34 91 737 67 68
Photo Name Position Profile
Mr Pedro Callol photo Mr Pedro Callol Partner
AEDC Asociación Española para la Defensa de la Competencia