07 May 2018

Antonio Calleja joins King & Wood Mallesons as Partner and Head of Real Estate

King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) strengthens its Real Estate practice with the incorporation of José Antonio Calleja, Partner and new Head of Real Estate in the Madrid office. A lawyer with more than 18 years of experience, José Antonio specializes in the advice to national and international companies in all aspects of real estate law, including property transactions, sale & lease back, financing, corporate real estate, construction and restructuring. 

Together with José Antonio, KWM has incorporated a new Senior Associate, Candela Escribano, Real Estate Lawyer with more than 10 years of experience in the sector.

José Antonio Calleja says that "we are extremely excited about this new project. King & Wood Mallesons has an excellent reputation in the market and a solid team of professionals who have participated in some of the most important deals in our country over the last few years.”

On the other hand, Carlos Pazos, Managing Partner of King & Wood Mallesons in Spain, highlights that "we are delighted with the incorporation of José Antonio and Candela to our team. Both have a terrific track record and professional background and they have advised some of the leading Spanish companies in the Real Estate sector in our country. With no doubt, these new arrivals will strengthen our legal offer.” 

José Antonio Calleja is recommended as one of the best Real Estate lawyers in Spain by Chambers & Partners and Best Lawyers. Chambers & Partners highlights that he stands out with his great negotiation skills and his ability to deal with complex situations during the transactions.


Previously, Calleja led the Real Estate teams at KPMG Abogados and Deloitte Attorneys, as well as being part of Garrigues Real Estate team.

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