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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Leading commercial litigation and competition lawyer, Tom Jarvis, has joined JWS as a partner in the Melbourne office.
For the first time an Australian Court has made a ‘common fund’ order allowing litigation funders to extract their commission from all class members in an open class, even those who have not...
The highly regarded Stephen Byrne has joined JWS as a key member of the firm’s projects and construction practice in Sydney.
JWS has successfully represented a client in an appeal, with significant implications for Australia’s burgeoning litigation funding landscape.
Highly regarded employment lawyer, Lucienne Mummé, has joined the firm as a partner in the Melbourne office.
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.
Leading international M&A practitioner, Marcus Clark, will join the firm as a partner in the Sydney office.
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...
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).
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...
JWS advised Archer Capital, which, via its newly formed Credit Data Solutions, has acquired Dun & Bradstreet’s ANZ business for $220 million.
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.
JWS advised the shareholders of Presidian in its sale to McMillan Shakespeare (ASX:MMS).
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.
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.
JWS acted for L Capital Asia in its acquisition of a majority stake in Seafolly alongside founders the Halas family.
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.
JWS is pleased to announce the appointment of Reynah Tang and Stewart Grieve as partners in its transactional and advisory practice.
JWS acted for BSA (ASX:BSA) in its successful placement and underwritten, non-renounceable pro rata entitlement offer, fully underwritten by Canaccord Genuity (Australia).
JWS has advised the shareholders of Canberra Data Centres in its sale of 49.9% of its business to Quadrant Private Equity.
JWS partner Byron Koster has been re-appointed to the Takeovers Panel, where he joins fellow partner and current member John Keeves.
JWS is pleased to announce the appointment of Carrie Follas as a new partner in its transactional and advisory practice.
JWS acted for Archer Capital in its partnership with management to acquire LCR, one of Australia’s largest privately held industrial services businesses.