JWS Consulting is a division of Johnson Winter & Slattery providing commercial consulting services.
We are engaged by major Australian and international corporations as legal counsel on their business activities, disputes and most challenging matters.
Established in 1993 by Tony Johnson, Nigel Winter and Peter Slattery as a boutique corporate firm, JWS grew rapidly to become a leading independent Australian firm.
The quality of our legal advice and service to clients is recognised through independent industry recognition and direct client feedback.
Learn more about breaking news at Johnson Winter & Slattery, including major transaction announcements, practitioner appointments and team expansions.
JWS supports a number of community initiatives and not for profit organisations across Australia through pro bono legal work, charitable donations and sponsorships.
In 2018, we celebrated 25 years of long-lasting relationships with our valued clients.
Johnson Winter& Slattery advised Battery Ventures on the Australian aspects of its investment in PageUp People Ltd (PageUp).
Cooley LLP acted as U.S. legal advisor to Battery Ventures. Battery Ventures is a global technology-focused investment firm which makes venture capital and private equity investments.
PageUp plans to continue the global expansion PageUp has seen in recent years. PageUp is a leading provider of talent management software, including products for recruitment, employee on-boarding, performance management, learning and career development and succession management. Founded in Australia in 1997, PageUp now has an international footprint in markets including in the United States, Asia and Europe. Karen Cariss will continue as the CEO of PageUp and Accel-KKR will no longer be investors in the company.
The JWS team was led by partner Jeremy Davis and included Jan Hards, Sophia Bobeff (corporate); David Beckett, David Li (finance); Reynah Tang (tax); and Reveni Kelleher (employment).
JWS is engaged by major Australian and international corporations as legal counsel on their business activities, disputes and most challenging transactions throughout Australia and surrounding regions.
Our representation of major corporations in many landmark and transformational deals and complex disputes positions us as a leading independent Australian firm.
With an appreciation of our client's commercial needs, we blend legal expertise with commercial and market awareness to deliver high quality legal services. This means working closely with clients and their in-house counsel to understand their commercial objectives, and ensuring our approach is tailored to deliver timely commercial outcomes.
Our higher ratio of senior lawyers means clients engage directly with the tactical minds and industry expertise required to succeed in complex and high stakes deals and disputes. A partnership ethos of service, technical excellence and collaboration ensures the most relevant specialist expertise and experience is brought to bear on every assignment.
Jessica Mitchell, Business Development Executive
T. +61 2 8247 9627