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LEOPOLDO CALVO-SOTELO

Legal adviser to the Council of State by competitive examination

 

 

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

  • Graduate in Law, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 1979
  • M.A., The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, 1985


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Legal adviser to the Council of State by competitive examination. Seconded to the Second Section (Foreign Affairs and Justice) of the Council of State (1983-1996)
  • Secretary General of the Centre for Advanced Studies in Social Sciences of the Juan March Institute for Studies and Research (1991-1996)
  • Sub-Secretary of the Ministry of the Interior (1996-2001)
  • Secretary of the Board of Directors and Director of the Legal Department of Vodafone España, S.A. (2001-2003)
  • Villar Arregui Lawyers (2004-2005) 
  • Professor of the Legal Department and Director of the Master's Degree in International Relations at IE (2007- 2013)
  • Lecturer in International Law, Comparative Law and History of International Relations
  • Lecturer at the University of San Pablo, CEU (2014-2016)
  • Lecturer at ESADE Law School, Madrid (2015-2016)
  • Senior Lawyer, Fourth Section of the Council of State (Defence and Environment, 2005-2007; Defence and Industry, 2007-2016)
  • Judge at the General Court of the European Union (2016-2019)
  • Senior Lawyer of the Fourth Section of the Council of State (Defence and Industry, since October 2019).
  • Contributor to ABC (2004-present)