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.
JWS 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 existing shareholders...
Johnson Winter & Slattery has internally promoted 12 senior practitioners with the appointment of five Partners, one Special Counsel, and six Senior Associates.
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.
JWS 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 Braeside, Victoria.
JWS was named the 2019 Law Firm of the Year for our expertise in the area of Oil & Gas Law.
JWS has advised the liquidators of Linc Energy (Linc) in a successful High Court ruling handed down in September.
JWS advised Battery Ventures on the Australian aspects of its investment in PageUp People.
Unilever has acquired Weis Frozen Foods, a premium Australian ice cream and frozen dessert business, for an undisclosed amount.
JWS has internally promoted seven senior practitioners with the appointment of two Partners, four Special Counsel, and one Senior Associate.
JWS has released its inaugural report on recent trends and insights into complex ACCC merger review cases. The Report is the first of its kind in Australia.
JWS acted for the Scott’s Group on all aspects of the merger of its Scott’s Transport Industries business into ASX-listed K&S Corporation Limited.
JWS acted for Cooper Energy regarding agreements to acquire the Victorian gas assets of Santos, and an offer to raise $62 million.
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.