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Pinheiro Neto Advogados

Carlos Vilhena

Brasília - DF, Brazil Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
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Energy & Natural Resources: Mining - Brazil

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Interviewees hold Carlos Vilhena in the highest regard, with one client describing him as "a true expert in mining law, one of the best in the country." Another source reports: "Carlos is very involved in the international mining sector, and he is an extremely knowledgeable and pragmatic lawyer who is also very intelligent in dealing with transactions." The same commentator adds: "Clients really value his judgement and trust him to make the difficult decisions."
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Practice Areas

Mining and Government Relations and Public Policy.


Carlos Vilhena advises companies, banks, investors and other mining industry players on legal and government relation matters in the mining sector.

Professional Memberships

Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation (RMMLF): Member of the Board of Trustees;

International Bar Association (IBA): Chair of the Mining Committee.


LL.M. in Natural Resources Law from the University of Dundee - Centre for Energ. Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP).

Bachelor's Degree in Law from the University of Brasília (UnB).

International experience: Simmons & Simmons, UK.


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Brazil 2021
Carlos Vilhena

Pinheiro Neto Advogados

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SAFS, Quadra 2, Bloco B

Ed. Via Office, 3°andar

Brasília - DF

Distrito Federal



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Mining 2021 in Introduction

Authors: Carlos Vilhena, Filipe Morais Cunha

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Mining 2021 in Brazil

Authors: Carlos Vilhena, Filipe Morais Cunha