Mariana Magalhães Avelar
Mariana Magalhães Avelar
Belo Horizonte/MG
+55 (31) 3582-0285

Master’s degree in Law and Public Administration from Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), in 2018

Specialization in Management and Finance at Fundação Dom Cabral (FDC), in 2015

Law degree from Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), in 2012.

Mariana Magalhães Avelar

Administrative and Public Law. Performance, mainly, in the areas of Infrastructure & Projects, anticorruption & misconduct. Performance in the structuring of concession projects and PPPs, bidding and contracts management, economic and financial rebalancing procedures and demands of the electric and street lighting sectors.

Legal representation of sanctioning and contract review processes, as well as in administrative responsibility processes (PAR), administrative misconduct actions, Anticorruption Law enforcement and Compliance, and structuring of integrity programs.

Founder and communication director of the Brazilian Legal Institute, an Association aimed at promoting gender equality and the visibility of women within the judiciary.

MBA teacher of Bidding and Contracts of the Instituto de Pós –Graduação e Graduação (IPOG).

Former volunteer teacher of Administrative Law of the UFMG, in 2017 and 2018.


Participation in the elaboration of the winning studies of PMI Litigation for the first PPP Concession of water Desalination for human consumption in Brazil.

Legal advice on the structuring of one of the largest projects of public lighting in Brazil.

• Anticorruption Law and integrity programs in Law Firms • . • . • Bidding by state-owned companies: outline of the applicable legal regime to the hiring procedures of the entrepreneurial State • What to expect from the final report on Brumadinho? • Rail transport: attractive regulation for investors


Manesco São Paulo
São Paulo
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Av. Paulista, 287,
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01311-000, São Paulo, SP Brasil
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