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.
Susan has over 20 years’ experience in commercial litigation with a focus on large scale complex matters.
She also has many years of experience in criminal law as a prosecutor for white collar crime and has experience in various tribunals, disciplinary bodies and inquests. Susan has also represented directors and officers, having developed expertise in high value, large and complex commercial litigation, and is experienced in mediations and other settlement negotiations.
Acted in defence of $144 million claim by investors in relation to traffic forecast for the Lane Cove Tunnel in Sydney.
Acted in subrogated recovery proceedings against German and American suppliers of equipment used in their rail air conditioning units, including co-ordinated proceedings brought simultaneously in the UK.
Acted for a global insurer seeking contribution from another global insurer for payments in respect of mesothelioma and asbestos-related illnesses.
Acted in defence of an action by a finance company seeking to recover a fraudulently induced payment.
Acted in defence of restraint of trade action by Scholastic Australia.
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Chain of responsibility legislation can have serious financial consequences, not only for those in the transport industry.