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.
Our team provides specialist legal services to support the delivery of major infrastructure and construction projects and capital works.
We cover the life cycle of a project from initial structuring and inception through to decommissioning and remediation which includes securing tenure, government funding and private sector financing, tender and procurement, design and construction, operation and maintenance, transportation, haulage and offtake arrangements.
Disputes lawyers within our team include experts in alternative dispute resolution, adjudication, domestic and international arbitration and construction litigation.
The firm operates across a broad range of sectors, including energy & resources, ports, water and waste water, defence, commercial property, higher education, and rail and road transport. Our clients include Australian and international project owners, contractors, financiers and institutional investors, off takers, infrastructure service providers, regulators and government.
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