Vicente Calle

Vicente Calle

Languages Known:

  • English
  • Spanish


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Vicente Calle



Vicente Calle is a well-rounded and experienced labor and employment lawyer. He has specific expertise in dealing with critical and delicate situations, such as collective negotiation, restructuring, Board of directors and compliance issues, turnaround situations and related litigation.
Chambers 2016 says that he "understands the business when he is doing a project." In 2014 says that he has a "great global outlook and closeness to the client”. Sources also remark on Chambers the strength of his business awareness and communication skills. Clients point to his deep technical expertise and business-oriented approach as key strengths, Chambers 2012. He holds a firm and honest while at the same time dialogued and negotiating approach in solution finding. All in all this has resulted in a noteworthy and excellent reputation. “Clients admire his tough negotiation skills while remaining personable and maintaining good relationships with all parties” , Chambers 2008.
He has also been member of the pro bono committee of his Firm and is interested in social responsibility issues.
Vicente Calle has successfully negotiated and performed some of the largest labor restructuring operations in Spain (closures, partial restructuring operations, relocations), both in terms of size and complexity. His clients are usually multinationals (USA, UK, Germany, Sweden, etc.) or large Spanish companies.
Lecturer, Master’s Programs (Human Resources and Corporate Advisory Services), Centro de Estudios Garrigues, delivering seminars on corporate restructuring. 
Lecturer for three years on the Madrid Bar Association’s labor law course for duty lawyers. 
Madrid Bar Association. 


Academic background:

Degree in Law, Universidad Complutense (Madrid). 
Associate’s Degree in Labor Law, Universidad Complutense (Madrid). 
Diploma in Accounting and Accounting Procedures, Madrid Chamber of Commerce. 
Diploma in Tax Law, Madrid Bar Association.


Various articles in the press including the business reviews “La Gaceta de los negocios” and “Cinco Días”. “Corporate restructuring operations” (*), Garrigues Law Collection, published by Marcial Pons. Author of chapters “Collective lay-offs” (*) and “Labor law aspects of the Insolvency Law - first experiences and conclusions” (*).
“Arbeitsrecht in Europa” (Labor law in Europe), published by Henslerr.Braun, 2014. Author of the chapter on Spanish labor law. 
Insolvency chapter on  “Flexible Retribution”, Francis Lefebvre 2013.