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JWS welcomes leading Melbourne Employment team

Highly regarded employment lawyer, Lucienne Mummé, has joined the firm as a partner in the Melbourne office.

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JWS achieves top result for State of Victoria in landmark gaming licence compensation disputes

JWS has successfully represented the State of Victoria in two significant disputes with Tabcorp Holdings and Tatts Group over compensation following the expiration of their gaming licenses in 2012.

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JWS boosts leading Agribusiness team

Leading international M&A practitioner, Marcus Clark, will join the firm as a partner in the Sydney office.

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JWS adds to first-class E&R practice

Leading international energy and resources expert, Martin Kudnig, will join the firm as a partner in the Melbourne office. Kudnig has recently returned from a London secondment, and will become a...

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Gazal sells Trade Secret business to TJX

JWS acted for long-standing relationship client Gazal Corporation (ASX: GZL) on its agreement to sell its Trade Secret off-price retail business to The TJX Companies (NYSE: TJX).

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Cline acquires shares in Coalspur in complex cross-bprder mining debt & equity deal

JWS acted for The Cline Group on its acquisition of all shares in dual-listed Coalspur Mines by way of scheme of arrangement and associated private treaty acquisitions of senior debt owed by the...

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Credit Data Solutions to partner with Dun & Bradstreet

JWS advised Archer Capital, which, via its newly formed Credit Data Solutions, has acquired Dun & Bradstreet’s ANZ business for $220 million.

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Prominent regulators to converse at 8th Annual Sydney Corporate Counsel Seminar

We are delighted to be hosting our 8th Annual Corporate Counsel Seminar on Tuesday, 26 May 2015 - an exceptional event this year featuring conversations with four prominent regulators.

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JWS advises in Presidian share sell-off to McMillan Shakespeare

JWS advised the shareholders of Presidian in its sale to McMillan Shakespeare (ASX:MMS).

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Gazal & PVH acquire Tommy Hilfiger & Van Heusen

JWS acted for ASX-listed Gazal Corporation on its agreement with NYSE-listed PVH Corp. to significantly expand the scope of their Australian joint venture, PVH Brands Australia.

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Gazal sells Midford schoolwear business to Georges Apparel

JWS has acted for long-standing ASX-listed client, Gazal Corporation, in relation to the sale of its Midford wholesale and retail schoolwear business to Georges Apparel and its related entities.

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L Capital Asia acquires majority stake in Australian swimwear fashion brand

JWS acted for L Capital Asia in its acquisition of a majority stake in Seafolly alongside founders the Halas family.

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JWS acts for Arboretum Ventures in its venture capital investment in Cardiac Dimensions

Johnson Winter & Slattery has acted for Arboretum Ventures, a Michigan-based venture capital firm specialising in the healthcare sector in its participation in Cardiac Dimensions equity financing.

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JWS augments taxation expertise with dual partner appointment

JWS is pleased to announce the appointment of Reynah Tang and Stewart Grieve as partners in its transactional and advisory practice.

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JWS acts for BSA in placement and entitlement offer

JWS acted for BSA (ASX:BSA) in its successful placement and underwritten, non-renounceable pro rata entitlement offer, fully underwritten by Canaccord Genuity (Australia).

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Quadrant Private Equity acquires share in Canberra Data Centres

JWS has advised the shareholders of Canberra Data Centres in its sale of 49.9% of its business to Quadrant Private Equity.

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JWS Corporate Partner re-appointed to Takeovers Panel

JWS partner Byron Koster has been re-appointed to the Takeovers Panel, where he joins fellow partner and current member John Keeves.

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Leading real estate partner joins JWS

JWS is pleased to announce the appointment of Carrie Follas as a new partner in its transactional and advisory practice.

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Archer Capital acquires LCR Group

JWS acted for Archer Capital in its partnership with management to acquire LCR, one of Australia’s largest privately held industrial services businesses.

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Archer Capital acquires Aero-Care and SkyCare

JWS has acted for Archer Capital in its partnership with management to recapitalise and acquire the flight services businesses Aero-Care and SkyCare.

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JWS acts for Vocation in Endeavour College acquisition

JWS has acted for Vocation in its acquisition of Endeavour College of Natural Health (Endeavour), one of Australia’s leading providers of higher education and vocational training in the health and...

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SingTel's Amobee acquires Adconion Media Group

JWS has advised Amobee Group in relation to its cross-border acquisition of the North American and Australian companies of the Adconion Media Group, at a valuation of US$235 million.

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JWS acts for Vocation in acquisition of Real Institute

JWS has acted for Vocation in its acquisition of Real Institute, a national and multi-award winning education and training provider.

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