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 and charitable donations.
We recognise that the forestry and forest products industries are unique, with their own specific legal requirements affecting stakeholders such as plantation owners, institutional investors, asset and investment managers, government and forest managers.
Our team has in-depth understanding, experience and expertise in both the legal issues and the industry specific issues affecting the forestry sector. Our partner and forestry expert, Carrie Follas, holds memberships to both the New Zealand Institute of Forestry and The Institute of Foresters of Australia.
Our team's experience includes:
JWS has achieved an excellent result for the liquidators of the Gunns Group, with success in the Federal Court’s judgment in Bryant (Liquidator) v L.V. Dohnt & Co Pty Ltd, In the Matter of Gunns...
Foreign investors holding existing interests in agricultural land as at 1 July 2015 must register those interests by 31 December 2015.
As predicted, the Federal Government has acted on an election promise to lower the screening thresholds for foreign buyers of Australian Rural Land effective from 1 March 2015. Read on to find out...