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 celebrate 25 years of long-lasting relationships with our valued clients.
We act for domestic and international financial service providers, including responsible entities, trustees, investment managers, distributors, custodians and other service providers.
Shelley Hemmings and Austin Bell are ranked as Band 1 lawyers in Investment Funds.
Our leading practitioners offer extensive experience advising on a wide range of financial products and funds management matters. Our experience covers both transactional and regulatory matters, and includes:
Matthew Allchurch is ranked as a leading lawyer for Corporate Finance.
Austin Bell is ranked as a Band 1 Investment Funds Lawyer.
Shelley Hemmings is ranked as a Band 1 lawyer in Investment Funds.
Jim Hunwick is ranked as a leading Banking & Finance lawyer.
Jim Hunwick is recognised as a leading lawyer in Banking & Finance.
A popular borrower practice, (JWS) has a strong track record of dealing with banks across a range of financing, in conjunction with work in debt capital markets, derivatives, securitisation and structured products.
From Johnson Winter & Slattery's borrower-focused practice, names to note include Matthew Allchurch and Jim Hunwick.
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