Ángel Calleja Crespo

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Languages Known:

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish



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Ángel is the advisor of choice for the leading Spanish multinationals in both domestic and international transactions.
He advises a host of foreign multinationals operating in Spain.
He is in charge of planning and structuring the most important investments made by Spanish companies abroad.
Ángel handled the first major purchase of a listed company in the USA by a Spanish multinational.
He is also in charge of planning the most significant Spanish investments in Latin America.
Ángel was assigned to Germany in 1996/1997, where he advised the main German multinationals with investments in Spain.
He handled the most important global operation for delisting of companies listed in Latin America and New York. OECD: Private Expert, advisor on transfer pricing and business restructurings.
In recent years, Ángel has consistently featured in all independent international rankings: Chambers, Euromoney, International Tax Review, Who’s Who, Best Lawyer and others.
Director of the International Business Law Program (Harvard Law School).
Director of the Official Master Program (specialized in International Business Law), compulsory to qualify as a Spanish Lawyer, at the Garrigues Law School.
Lecturer on International Taxation in Master’s programs at various business schools in Madrid for the last twenty years.
Lecturer on Advanced Specialization in International Taxation, Instituto de Estudios Fiscales, Ministry of Economy and Finance.
Regular speaker at Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo, Santander, and at Universidad Complutense, El Escorial.

Academic background:

Degree in Law and in Economics and Business Studies from Universidad Pontificia de Comillas (ICADE E-3).
Master’s Degree in Financial and Tax Law. Escuela Economía, Colegio Economistas.


International Tax Manual (*) - Institutos Estudios Fiscales
Professional blog, Our Taxation (*) at Expansión.com on current tax-related topics


  • “Key Legal Aspects of the Business Internationalization Process”(*). Harvard Deusto Business Review – 06/01/2012.
  • “The race is on: Why Latin America should increase its double taxation treaties if it is to compete for investment with Asia?” Latin Lawyer – 03/01/2010
  • “Back to the matter of legal certainty” (*). Tribuna El Economista – 01/11/2010
  • “Fiscal Friend: New tax treaty between Spain and Uruguay” Latin Lawyer – 12/01/2009
  • “Willing to change: Is Latin America ready for tax reforms needed to sustain economic growth? Latin Lawyer – 03/24/2009
  • “Latin America up and running: Transfer pricing documentation.” Latin Lawyer – 06/01/2008

(*) originally published in Spanish