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Aeroporto Santos Dumont (GRU) - Foto: Divulgação INFRAERO

Ricardo Fenelon Junior

Founding Partner of FENELON ADVOGADOS. Brazilian lawyer specializing in aviation, infrastructure and regulation. Former Director of the Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC). Air Law and Regulation Professor at Instituto Brasiliense de Direito Público (IDP). President of the Brazilian Institute of Air Law (IBAER). Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Business and Economic Law from Georgetown University.

 

+55(61)3797-3003

ricardo@fenelon.law

 

Professional Experience

 

  • Founding Partner of FENELON ADVOGADOS.

  • Former Director of the Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency – ANAC (2015-2019). During his term, he was appointed to report (as rapporteur) on the proceedings of complex cases, involving topics such as regulation of Drones in Brazil, deregulation of checked baggage allowance, and cases related to airport concessions.  

  • Developed several projects aimed at improving the management of the Agency and improving the regulation of the sector, such as the implementation of the electronic process at ANAC and the remodeling of public air transport services. 

  • Chief of the Brazilian Delegation in international missions regarding aviation law and carbon emission reduction in the civil aviation sector. 

  • Visited several countries as a speaker and panelist addressing the main issues related to Brazilian Civil Aviation. 

  • Prior to joining ANAC, he acted as a lawyer in renowned law firms in the areas of Administrative, Aviation and Regulatory Law.

Education

 

  • Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Business and Economic Law from Georgetown University.

  • Postgraduate degree in Corporate Law from Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV).

  • Postgraduate degree in Civil Procedural Law from Instituto Brasiliense de Direito Público (IDP).

  • Law degree from Centro Universitário de Brasília (UNICEUB).

  • Diploma in International Air Law from International Air Transport Association (IATA).

  • Certificate in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution from Georgetown University Law Center.

 

Teaching

  • Air Law and Regulation Professor at Instituto Brasiliense de Direito Público (IDP).

 

 

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • President of the Brazilian Institute of Air Law - IBAER (2020/2021).

  • Brazilian Member of the Legal Committee of the International Civil Aviation Organization - ICAO (2017-2019).

  • Founding Member of the Air Law Commission of the Brazilian Bar Association - OAB.

Publications

  • FENELON DAS NEVES JUNIOR, Ricardo. A Responsabilidade Civil no Transporte Aéreo Internacional de Passageiros: Uma Análise Contemporânea do Conflito entre a Convenção de Montreal e o Código de Defesa do Consumidor. 2017. 33 f. Trabalho de Conclusão de Curso (Pós-Graduação em Direito Empresarial) - Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV), Brasília, 2017.  

  • FENELON DAS NEVES JUNIOR, Ricardo. A Arbitragem no Âmbito dos Contratos de Concessão de Aeroportos Federais. 2017. 50f. Trabalho de Conclusão de Curso (Pós-Graduação em Direito Processual Civil) - Instituto Brasiliense de Direito Público (IDP), Brasília, 2017. 

  • FENELON DAS NEVES JUNIOR, Ricardo. A Autorização no Transporte Aéreo Regular. 2011. 48f. Monografia (Graduação em Direito) - Centro Universitário de Brasília (UNICEUB), Brasília, 2017. 

  • FENELON JUNIOR, Ricardo, CATANANT, Ricardo, FACÓ ALENCAR, Laís. Passado, Presente e Futuro da Regulação no Setor Aéreo. Revista do ADVOGADO - AASP. São Paulo, edição número 142, página 39, junho/2019.

  • FENELON JUNIOR, Ricardo. Regulação obsoleta e abertura do mercado com restrições podem prejudicar o consumidor. Valor Econômico, São Paulo. 10 de maio de 2019.

  • FENELON JUNIOR, Ricardo, LONGO, Daniel. Aviação Sustentável: Um Caminho Sem Volta. Revista VOAR NA AMAZÔNIA BRASIL. Manaus, ano 06, número 15, página 12 dezembro/2018.

 

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