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.
Craig is a banking and finance lawyer with over 30 years' specialist experience in securities law, financial product regulation, restructuring and insolvency.
He has extensive experience advising clients across a variety of industries including financial services, manufacturing, mining and resources, property development, agriculture, tourism and transport.
Craig is one of Australia's leading experts in securities law. He has written numerous publications and presented to many conferences and seminars on this and related topics. He was a member of the Australian Attorney General's Consultative Committee on Personal Property Securities Reform.
During his career Craig has practised in Sydney, Brisbane and Toronto, Canada.
For the BMD Group, Beach Energy and Bengal Energy.
Refinancing InterGen’s interest in the Callide C Power Station.
Advising a number of banks, non-bank financiers, manufacturers, suppliers and energy and resources companies on the implementation of the Personal Property Securities Act.
For a commercial scale solar power generation project in Queensland.
Various structured asset financings involving major items of mining equipment, railway rolling stock, ships, aircraft, receivables and inventory.
Listed as a leading lawyer in Asset Finance Law, Banking and Finance Law, and Project Finance and Development Practice
When refinancing inventory, gaining 'super priority' for a purchase money security interest (PMSI) over existing general security interests is paramount to protecting the investment made by the...
Making sense of the purchase money security interest (PMSI) priority provisions in the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (PPSA) can be challenging for financiers and insolvency...
A recent court decision is a timely reminder of the limitations that can affect a person’s ability to rely on set-off rights when a debtor or contract counterparty becomes insolvent.