Gustavo Calzado Molero


Gustavo Calzado Molero


His legal practice focuses primarily on advising and assisting national and international companies in civil, commercial and administrative litigation and disputes; in international and domestic arbitration, and in the legal defence of natural or legal people in criminal or civil proceedings.


Throughout his career, he has developed nationwide experience in civil and commercial disputes (contractual, commercial, unfair competition, trademarks, industrial designs and patents, bankruptcy, challenging corporate agreements or the liability of directors, etc.); administrative disputes (responsibility of the Public Administration, forced expropriations or sanctioning under administrative law, among others); as well as in the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and legal arbitral awards. In addition, he has advised companies in various sectors both in corporate matters and the negotiating and redaction of a wide variety of civil and commercial contracts.

Before joining Belagua, he worked at Garrigues and the British firm Irwin Michell and was a partner at Ceca Magán. He was director of Legal Consultancy of the Spanish subsidiary of the Swedish multinational Solar Technology Systems AB.

As well as the practice of law and consultancy, he offers extensive teaching experience in academic institutions such as Centro Universitario Villanueva (attached to Universidad Complutense de Madrid) and Centro de Formación del Colegio de Procuradores de Madrid (attached to Universidad Rey Juan Carlos in Madrid).

His usual working languages are Spanish and English, and he has knowledge of German.


  • Bachelor of Law, Universidad de Alcalá de Henares
  • Bankruptcy Law Course, Centro de Estudios de Posgrado de Administración de Empresas, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Membership of official bodies

  • Member of Ilustre Colegio de Abogados de Madrid (Madrid Bar Association)
  • Arbitrator of the Corte Española de Arbitraje (Spanish Court of Arbitration)