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 celebrate 25 years of long-lasting relationships with our valued clients.
Carrie is a commercial real estate lawyer with over 30 years' experience gained in Australia and overseas.
She advises clients on all aspects of commercial real estate, including complex multi-state acquisitions and disposals, diligence reporting and structuring, portfolio leasing and regulatory requirements for overseas investors. Her clients include overseas investors, asset and investment managers, private equity investors, Federal and State Government, and international and domestic corporations.
Carrie has a specific interest and specialisation in rural land, in particular advising the forestry, forest products and agribusiness sectors. She also has experience in advising on the property aspects of renewable energy projects including wind, solar and biomass energy as well as water trading.
Carrie has specialised in the legal aspects of forestry ownership, operations and management for over 15 years. She is regarded as one of the region's leading practitioners in forestry law, and is recognised by Best Lawyers Australia 2019.
Advised in relation to the sale of its woodchip business; the sale of its MIS walnut business in NSW; the proposed sale of its forest products division and its forest products distribution businesses in VIC, SA and WA; and the sale of numerous other surplus assets in NSW.
Acted on the acquisition of shares in a plantation owning (forestry rights and carbon rights) company owned by a foreign utility company.
Acted for an under-bidder in the Queensland Government’s sale of FPQ including detailed due diligence, structuring advice, stamp duty, and negotiation of the transaction documents.
Acquisition of two organic cattle stations from different receivers and a mortgagee in possession, and acquisition of two additional cattle stations comprising both freehold land and Crown leasehold land.
Acquisition of freehold land in the NT including detailed due diligence vegetation clearance restrictions and new water licensing regime in parts of NT.
Acquisition of 50 farms in WA and far north QLD from the receivers of the Rewards/Ark MIS and subsequently acting on the sale of 23 of those properties.
A leading lawyer in Agriculture & Rural Affairs
A leading lawyer in Real Property Law
A leading lawyer in Leasing Law
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