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A Class Action Powerhouse

Johnson Winter & Slattery has been recognised as one of Australia’s top firms for Class Actions after being named one of Lawyerly’s Class Action Powerhouses 2019.

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New Partner Simon Haddy joins us

Simon Haddy has joined Johnson Winter & Slattery as a new corporate partner, following a lateral hire from Herbert Smith Freehills. Simon will be based in the firm’s Melbourne office, from 5 August...

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Two major acquisitions for Harmony

Johnson Winter & Slattery advised Harmony Property Investments on two major acquisitions in Brisbane, totalling $35.83 million in investments.

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Christine Small joins as new disputes partner

Christine Small will be joining Johnson Winter & Slattery’s market leading Disputes Resolution team.

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Congratulations to our new partners

Johnson Winter & Slattery has promoted four new partners and one special counsel, effective as of 1 July 2019.

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Paving the way for National Hydrogen Strategy

Johnson Winter and Slattery advised Energy Networks Australia on its recently announced report that confirmed hydrogen can be injected into the gas distribution network from a legislative...

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The Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste loses its bid to dismiss US$328 million lawsuit

The Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste has lost its bid to dismiss Lighthouse Corporation’s US$328 million lawsuit in the Supreme Court of Victoria. Johnson Winter & Slattery acts for Lighthouse...

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Advising Gazal Corporation on proposed scheme of arrangement with PVH Corp

Johnson Winter & Slattery (JWS) is advising Gazal Corporation on its proposed scheme of arrangement with PVH Corp. (PVH), which was announced today.

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Advising GFG Alliance on A$650 million funding deal

Johnson Winter & Slattery (JWS) is advising GFG Alliance on the addition of A$650 million in credit lines for working capital management and planned growth opportunities.

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Bolstering our corporate advisory offering

Johnson Winter & Slattery has welcomed leading corporate lawyer Amit Jois to its Brisbane team.

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Advising on largest Series B investment in Australia to date

Johnson Winter & Slattery advised Institutional Venture Management XVI (IVP) and OpenView as lead investors on their Series B investment in Deputy by way of an acquisition of ordinary shares from...

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12 new senior practitioners promoted

Johnson Winter & Slattery has internally promoted 12 senior practitioners with the appointment of five Partners, one Special Counsel, and six Senior Associates.

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Growing our leading dispute resolution team

Johnson Winter & Slattery announced this week that Mark Easton, a senior commercial litigation lawyer, has joined the firm as a partner in the Sydney office.

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Blackmores acquires Catalent Australia

Johnson Winter & Slattery advised Blackmores on its agreement to acquire 100% of the shares in Catalent Australia Holding, which owns and operates a tablet and softgel manufacturing facility in...

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Samantha Daly listed as a finalist for Exceptional Woman in Mining Award

Partner Samantha Daly has been named a finalist for the Exceptional Woman in Mining category of the Women in Mining Awards 2019.

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Top real estate lawyer joins Johnson Winter & Slattery

Johnson Winter & Slattery has welcomed leading real estate lawyer, Peter Trevaskis, to the partnership.

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High Court rules in favour of Linc Energy

Johnson Winter & Slattery has advised the liquidators of Linc Energy (Linc) in a successful High Court ruling handed down in September.

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2019 Oil & Gas Firm of the Year

Johnson Winter & Slattery was named the 2019 Law Firm of the Year for our expertise in the area of Oil & Gas Law.

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Battery Ventures makes significant investment in domestic talent management software

Johnson Winter & Slattery advised Battery Ventures on the Australian aspects of its investment in PageUp People.

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Unilever acquires Weis Frozen Foods

Unilever has acquired Weis Frozen Foods, a premium Australian ice cream and frozen dessert business, for an undisclosed amount.

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Natixis acquires majority stake in Investors Mutual

Johnson Winter & Slattery advised Natixis Global Asset Management (Natixis) on its acquisition of 51.9% of the share capital of Investors Mutual Limited (IML).

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JWS welcomes leading Planning & Environment partner in a new area for the firm

Johnson Winter & Slattery announced today that highly regarded planning and environment lawyer, Samantha Daly, has joined the firm as a partner based in the Sydney office.

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JWS advises Arcadia on TopShop Australia administration

Johnson Winter & Slattery advises Arcadia Group Ltd, the UK based parent company of fashion retailer Top Shop/Top Man.

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JWS advises SA Government in relation to revolutionary SA Energy Plan

JWS has worked with key agencies of the State of South Australia in relation to the successful implementation of a number of elements of the $520 million Energy Plan announced by Premier Jay...

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JWS advises Cooper Energy on equity raising

JWS advised Cooper Energy on all aspects of the equity raising of approximately $135 million by way of a fully underwritten accelerated non-renounceable entitlement offer.

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