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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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.
Ivor is a commercial property and tourism lawyer with extensive experience across a broad spectrum of commercial and business law matters.
He specialises in advising developers and owners of shopping centres, office buildings, hotel portfolios and other major property and infrastructure projects on acquisitions, financing, joint ventures, developments, management, leasing, sales and other related matters. He also has extensive experience and skill in the taxation aspects of property matters.
Ivor has acted on the acquisition and disposal of substantial companies and businesses operating both in Australia and internationally.
Advised on an innovative ‘build, own, operate and transfer’ transaction for the provision of housing for 650 students in Sydney.
The acquisition of the ACI Glassworks factory, Waterloo, Sydney, its development into a self-storage facility, and the structured sale of the property and the business.
The development and financing of Mariners Cove (a 224 unit community and strata title resort-style development at Olympic Park, Sydney) and the development and leasing of a high rise CBD office tower (located at I Market Street, Sydney).
Structuring industrial property syndicates and all aspects of asset acquisition, management, leasing and sale.
Developing innovative and tax effective title structures in property development to achieve developers' objectives.
Acquisition and development of the Franklins supermarket business and the ongoing management of all leasing and other property matters for Franklins.
Acting on the purchase, sale, leasing and management of numerous Country Comfort, Chifley, Australis and other hotel businesses throughout Australia.
Retail leasing portfolio management.
Establishment of the International College of Tourism & Hotel Management at Manly in Sydney.
Diverse property related services to government, corporate, banking and insolvency & reconstruction clients.
Pre-emptive rights have the potential to complicate the sale process of a property. If a property owner agrees to grant a pre-emptive right to another party, it should be mindful of how this may...
We are regularly asked the following questions: Does our company need a lease or will a licence suffice? We have excess space. Should our company sublet it or grant an occupancy licence to a third...
In the recent decision of GWC Property Group Pty Ltd v Higginson & OR’s  QSC 264, the Queensland Supreme Court held that the incentive clawback provisions contained in an incentive deed...