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.
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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.
Announced today, GFG Alliance has formed a new association with U.S. financier White Oak Global Advisors, LLC (“White Oak”) and has expanded its existing relationship with Greensill Capital UK Limited (“Greensill”).
The financing arrangements, which are expected to close later this month, are:
As lead legal adviser to GFG Alliance on debt financing since GFG entered the Australian market, JWS partner, Jim Hunwick said, “We are delighted to be GFG Alliance’s legal advisers on such significant financing deals, and to be involved in GFG’s impressive growth trajectory in Australia.”
The JWS team is being led by Jim Hunwick, together with Partner, Craig Wappett, Senior Associate, David Li and Associate, Jesse McNaughton.
JWS is engaged by major Australian and international corporations and investment funds as legal counsel on their most challenging transactions and disputes 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.
Kate Potter, Business Development Director
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