Maria Gabriela Freitas Cruz
Maria Gabriela Freitas Cruz
Belo Horizonte/MG
+55 (31) 99209-8873

Master’s degree in Law and Public Administration from UFMG (2021).

Postgraduate Diploma in Public Law from Unyleya College (2018).

Graduation in Law from UFMG (2016).

Maria Gabriela Freitas Cruz

Administrative Law and Litigation. Advises on the management of Public Private Partnership contracts, especially in the Highways sector. Also acts in administrative proceedings and in lawsuits on behalf of Concessionaires of different branches of infrastructure. Besides, has participated in projects involving the Mining and Sanitation sectors.

She is part of the Manesco Mulher Committee, an initiative with the purpose of discussing and implementing internal actions to empower women and promoting gender equality in the professional sphere.

She is a member of the OAB/MG Commission for Women Lawyers.


Legal advice to sanitation sector company concerning its participation on conduct adjustment signed with the Public Prosecution and mining company.

Defense of highway sector company in administrative procedure concerning the company’s contractual liability towards the Public Administration.

Sponsorship of lawsuits involving a stadium management company.

• Draft of new Bidding Law and abusive sanctions against individuals • How to solve the stoppage of public works? • STJ disagrees on the application of interest in cases of administrative improbity • The act of improbity in the foreign legal system: is there a corresponding administrative offense in France? • Manesco Mulher Committee prepares new actions for 2020


Manesco São Paulo
São Paulo
+ 55 11 3068.4700

Ed. Santa Catarina
Av. Paulista, 287,
7° andar
01311-000, São Paulo, SP Brasil
Manesco Brasília
+ 55 61 3223.7895

Ed. Terra Brasilis
SAUS, Quadra 1, Bloco N,
sala 509 - 5º andar
70070-941 Brasília, DF Brasil
Manesco Belo Horizonte
Belo Horizonte
+ 55 31 3582.0285

Ed. Libertas
Rua Sergipe, 925,
salas 801 e 802, Bairro Funcionários
30130-171 Belo Horizonte, MG Brasil
Manesco Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro
+ 55 21 2263.6041

Avenida Rio Branco, 01,
sala 2006, Centro
20090-003, Rio de Janeiro, RJ