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.
Toni is a dispute resolution lawyer with nearly 30 years' experience in business and corporate litigation.
She specialises in the conduct and management of complex litigation and dispute resolution including arbitrations and expert determinations. Toni has managed, resolved and litigated general commercial disputes, corporations and contractual disputes, claims involving trustees, insolvency recoveries, shareholder disputes and company takeover litigation.
She has advised and represented a broad range of clients, including company directors, banks, company administrators, liquidators, stockbrokers, manufacturers, large private and publicly listed companies, property developers, water providers, and Local Government Councils.
Toni's current practice incudes plaintiff class action work and insolvency related litigation in the Federal Court of Australia.
Acting for the applicants in a class action commenced in the Federal Court of Australia against Bank SA, a division of Westpac Banking Corporation & ors for losses incurred as a result of investments in an alleged Ponzi scheme.
Acting for the administrators of the RiverCity Group in significant administration proceedings in the Federal Court in Brisbane.
Acting for the applicants in a class action against S&P for losses arising from investments in complex structured financial products.
Preparing and submitting claims for 25 investors in the liquidation of Lehman Brothers Australia for significant losses incurred through investments in synthetic collateralised debt obligations altogether in excess of A$140 million.
Acting for client in dealings with ASIC and its trustee.
Acting 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 this air conditioner manufacturer in a number of Federal Court proceedings involving claims against a competitor and suppliers.
Listed as a leading lawyer in Alternative Dispute Resolution and Litigation
Lenthall reaffirms the Federal Court’s preference for common fund orders with funding commission rates struck by the lesser of a multiple of costs or net recoveries to better link risk and reward.
Lee J’s recent decision in Perera v GetSwift Ltd to allow only one overlapping class action to proceed (the Webb Proceeding) and to permanently stay the other two Federal Court actions (Perera and...
There continues to be doubt about the validity of certain Committees of Inspection (COI) established during a liquidation and the approvals given by them. Another decision of Pritchard J in the...