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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JWS has acted for Archer Capital in its partnership with management to recapitalise and acquire the flight services businesses Aero-Care and SkyCare.
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...
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.
JWS has acted for Vocation in its acquisition of Real Institute, a national and multi-award winning education and training provider.
JWS advised Insight Venture Partners in its investment into Campaign Monitor, a global leader in SaaS-based email marketing and design solutions.
JWS has acted for Novo A/S, as Australian legal adviser, in relation to the US$45m Series C financing led by Novo and other investors in Spinifex Pharmaceuticals.
JWS represented CareerBuilder in relation to its cross-border acquisition of the English, U.S. and Australian companies of the Broadbean Group from subsidiaries of Daily Mail and General Trust plc.
JWS acted for South African owned Barloworld Group in the disposal of its Australian motor retail operations for R1.3 billion (approximately A$130 million).
JWS acted for SNL in its acquisition of IntierraRMG, which provides mining databases, mining reports, research and analysis and mines maps to the global mining industry.
JWS acted for Apollo Global (Apollo) on its acquisition of a majority interest in Australian online learning company Open Colleges.