Hércules Kastanópoulos

Hércules Kastanopoulos

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Hércules holds a Master’s Degree in Litigation and Dispute Resolution from University College London – UCL (2021), as well as a Master’s in Commercial Law from the University of São Paulo – USP (2020) and a Bachelor of Laws from Mackenzie Presbyterian University (2014).


Hércules worked for more than 11 years in the civil litigation and arbitration department of one of the most prestigious full-service Brazilian law firms. In 2021, Hércules worked as a foreign associate in the international arbitration department of Latham & Watkins LLP in Paris.

Hércules is a founding member of the Group of Studies in Mediation and Negotiation (GEMMACK) of the Mackenzie Presbyterian University-SP Law School, a member of the Association of Lawyers of São Paulo (AASP), a member of INOVARB-AMCHAM, a member of NewGen of CAM-CCBC, and a member of Young ICCA.

He was the coach of the mediation and negotiation team of the team Mackenzie-SP Law School in the most important national and international competitions, especially those held by the ICC (Paris, France), CDRC (Vienna, Austria), and CAMARB (Brazil).

Hércules is the author of the following articles:

“Notes on the cases for nullity of the arbitration proceeding: perspectives on the right to produce evidence” (in RT, Equipe. Contraponto Jurídico – Ed. 2019. São Paulo (SP): Revista dos Tribunais. 2019).

“Brief notes on arbitration in equity, in light of Law 9307, of September 23, 1996”. (Revista de Direito Empresarial: ReDE. v. 4, n. 21, p. 159–170, Dec., 2016. São Paulo: Revista dos Tribunais).