Kelly Felix

Attorney At Law

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Kelly Felix

Attorney At Law

Kelly Ribeiro Felix de Souza joined Licks Attorneys’ Rio de Janeiro office as an attorney at law in 2019. Her practice has been focused on highly specialized legal research. Prior to joining Licks Attorneys, Kelly Felix gained experience as an associate attorney at a prominent Brazilian law firm, advising and representing large national companies in complex disputes regarding administrative and regulatory. Her expertise also comprises knowledge in energy, oil & gas and infrastructure. She holds a master’s degree in Constitutional Law from the Federal Fluminense University (UFF). Kelly is member of the Administrative Law Commission of Brazilian Bar Association – Rio de Janeiro Section (OAB/RJ).

+ Languages
  • Portuguese
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish
+ Practice Areas
  • Antitrust Matters
  • Contracts
  • Government Contracts & Public Procurements
  • Internet, E-commerce & Software
  • Administrative Law
  • Litigation
  • Prosecution
  • Regulatory Law
  • Audit Courts
  • Legal research
  • Energy
  • Infrastructure
  • Antitrust Matters
  • Contracts
  • Government Contracts & Public Procurements
  • Internet, E-commerce & Software
  • Administrative Law
  • Litigation
  • Prosecution
  • Regulatory Law
  • Audit Courts
  • Legal research
  • Energy
  • Infrastructure

+ Representative Cases
  • Represented an engineering association in a Local Court of Accounts. Obtained the recognition of the invalidity of a municipal decree in court.
  • Represented a foundation in a tax dispute filed by popular actors. The client won the dispute.
  • Represented a consortium in a dispute against a joint capital company seeking the termination of a public contract. The client won the dispute.
+ Professional Highlights
  • Member of the Administrative Law Commission of Brazilian Bar Association – Rio de Janeiro Section (OAB/RJ) since 2019.
  • Organizer at the First Book published by the Infrastructure and Economic Development Commission of Brazilian Bar Association – Rio de Janeiro Section (OAB/RJ);
  • Executive Editor of Legal Cultures – magazine edited by the Postgraduation Program in Constitutional Law of the Federal Fluminense University (2014-2017). In 2016, Legal Cultures obtained classification stratum A2 in Qualis-Capes system, reaching an international level in terms of Brazilian magazine with a critical and interdisciplinary approach of Constitutional Law.
+ Affiliations
  • Brazilian Bar Association – Rio de Janeiro Section (OAB/RJ).
+ Education
  • Masters of Constitutional Law (MSc), Federal Fluminense University (UFF), 2016.
  • Bachelor of Law (LL.B), Federal Fluminense University (UFF), 2016, 2013.
+ Publications
  • Kelly Ribeiro Felix de Souza e Helena Gouvêa de Paula Hocayen. Building Information Modeling: comentários ao decreto 9.377/18. Migalhas, 2019.
  • Kelly Ribeiro Felix de Souza e Rodrigo Bortolini. Panorama atual sobre dispute boards nos contratos públicos brasileiros. Conjur, 2019.