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.
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Eve is a commercial dispute resolution lawyer with broad experience in the conduct and resolution of complex disputes.
Eve has experience in various types of commercial disputes including actions under the Corporations Act, contractual disputes, negligence, insolvency litigation, defamation, fraud recovery and fraud prosecution, and judicial review. Eve has acted for clients in litigation at both State and Federal levels, and in other forums such as expert determinations and tribunals.
Eve has assisted a wide range of clients including large listed and unlisted corporations, banks, administrators, receivers and liquidators, property developers and local government.
Acted for the administrators of the RiverCity Group in significant administration proceedings in the Federal Court in Brisbane, and in particular, in successful court applications for extensions of the convening period for creditors’ meetings and orders protecting the administrators’ actions in connection with a Class Action and other proceedings.
Acting for a large number of separate investors in preparing and submitting claims in the liquidation of Lehman Brothers Australia for significant losses incurred through investments in synthetic collateralised debt obligations.
Acted for one of the big four banks in successfully appealing against Federal Court orders declaring that a former customer had operated an unregistered managed investment scheme and acted in respect of a foreshadowed class action.
Acted in two consecutive expert price determinations in respect of a multi-million dollar legal dispute over Adelaide metropolitan water and wastewater infrastructure outsourcing contract.
Acted for a global resources company in defending a multi-million dollar claim in the Supreme Court of South Australia.
Provided pre-publication advice to various publications of the Bauer Media Group.
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The Court of Appeal - Supreme Court of Western Australia has delivered a decision confirming that a statutory set-off under s 553C of the Corporations Act can still be available to a creditor...
The High Court recently handed down its much anticipated judgment in Mighty River International Limited v Hughes, confirming that ‘holding’ deeds of company arrangement can be valid under the...
The Full Federal Court's decision in Killarnee provides further clarification as to how the assets of an insolvent corporate trustee are to be dealt with.