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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In 2018, we celebrated 25 years of long-lasting relationships with our valued clients.
Aidan Douglas is a corporate lawyer specialising in mergers & acquisitions and private equity.
He acts for private equity funds and corporates on M&A transactions. His experience includes advising on platform transactions, portfolio company bolt-ons and roll-ups, joint venture and shareholder agreements, venture capital investments, major restructurings and insolvencies, Australia's foreign investment regime, securities law and financial services regulation.
Acted on its acquisition of the ReadyTech Group, a provider of SaaS solutions for the education and employment services sectors, and numerous bolt-on transactions.
Acted on its acquisition of the Marque Group, a provider of SaaS solutions and trade loyalty programs for the automotive industry, and numerous bolt-on transactions.
Acted on its acquisition of the ProTen Group via scheme of arrangement, a major owner and operator of broiler chicken farms in Australia.
Acted on its co-investment into the LBNCo Group, a leading provider of owns high-speed broadband infrastructure for greenfield developments.
Acted on its acquisition of the Everest Foods Group, a leading manufacturer and distributor of ice cream, gelato, sorbet and frozen desserts to the foodservice sector.
Acted on its acquisition of the Kymera Group, a leading global producer of non-ferrous metal powders.
Acted on its disposal of Accumulate Loyalty Services, a provider of employee retention and engagement programs.
Acted on investments into various early stage technology companies while on secondment.
Acted on its acquisition of the Top Deck Tours Group, a package tour travel business with operations across Europe, the USA, Australia, South Africa and New Zealand.
Acted on the Australian aspects of its acquisition of the airport refuelling business of Exxon Mobil, which included the acquisition and transfer of 17 separate airport sites across Australia.
Acted on its acquisition of Valad Europe, a pan-European real estate asset management platform from Blackstone Real Estate Partners IV.
Acted on its acquisition of the PRP Diagnostic Imaging Group.
Acted on its proposed acquisition of I-MED Radiology Network, the second largest provider of diagnostic imaging services globally.
Having been based in London, Aidan has significant experience in closing cross-border transactions.