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 have established one of Australia’s premier oil and gas practices, with a detailed understanding of the legal, commercial and technical issues associated with the oil and gas industry through a range of transactions.
JWS is named as “Law Firm of the Year” in the area of Oil & Gas Law.
Our experience extends from resource exploration, through production, processing, trading, haulage and shipping, to sale. It also includes:
Johnson Winter & Slattery was named by Best Lawyers® 2019 as the "Law Firm of the Year" in Australia for Oil & Gas Law.
Johnson Winter & Slattery was named by Best Lawyers® 2016 as the "Law Firm of the Year" in Australia for Oil & Gas Law.
Peter Rose is recognised as a Band 1 Energy & Natural Resources lawyer (Oil & Gas).
Michael Dulaney is recognised as a leading lawyer in Oil & Gas Law.
James Marshall is recognised as a leading lawyer in Oil & Gas.
Peter Slattery is recognised as leading lawyer in Oil & Gas.
Peter Smith is recognised as a leading lawyer in Oil & Gas.
Peter Rose is highly regarded, particularly in the oil and gas sector and in respect of competition matters in the industry.
[Peter Rose] "has a great breadth and depth of knowledge in the industry and is a great communicator. He goes above and beyond in the interest of the company," reported one source.
Michael Dulaney specialises in oil and gas matters with a particular expertise in LNG projects and was referred to by one source as "a fountain of knowledge."
19 June 2019: Johnson Winter and Slattery advised Energy Networks Australia on its recently announced report that confirmed hydrogen can be injected into the gas distribution network from a...
On 3 May 2019, the Federal Court of Australia dismissed an application brought by the administrators of an oil and gas exploration company, Paltar Petroleum Limited (Paltar) to adjourn proceedings...
Johnson Winter & Slattery (JWS) is advising GFG Alliance on the addition of A$650 million in credit lines for working capital management and planned growth opportunities.