Speaker details

IBA Annual Conference Sydney 2017

8 Oct - 13 Oct 2017

Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Speaker information

Carlos Vilhena


Carlos Vilhena is a partner at the law firm of Pinheiro Neto Advogados, in Brasilia, Brazil, where he heads the firm's mining and government relations practices. For many years he has given legal advice for a large number of clients, such as governments, industry associations, major and junior mining companies, multilateral and commercial banks, in all areas related to the mineral resources sector, including regulatory, permitting, M&A, land, community and government relations, infrastructure, indigenous populations, processing, sales, tax, environment, power, contracts, corporate, financing, litigation legislative process, risk assessment and policy. Mr. Vilhena has repeatedly been appointed as one of the top Law practitioners in Brazil by a number of publications, including the Who's Who Legal , Latin Lawyer 250, Chambers and Legal 500. He is a director of the Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation and Publication Officer of the Section for Environment, Energy, Natural Resources and Infrastructure Law of the International Bar Association. Mr. Vilhena is a director of TriStar Gold Inc. and Cabral Gold Inc. He holds an LLM in Natural Resources Law from the Centre for Energy, Petroleum, and Mineral Law and Policy of the University of Dundee, Scotland and an LLB from the University of Brasilia Law School.


From birth to death, the adventurous life of a mining project in Latin America

Tuesday 10 October (1430 - 1730)

Room C3.3, Convention Centre, Level 3


Mineral royalties: lessons from international experiences

Wednesday 11 October (0930 - 1230)

Room C2.6, Convention Centre, Level 2

Session Co-Chair