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JWS advises SA Government in relation to revolutionary SA Energy Plan

JWS has worked with key agencies of the State of South Australia in relation to the successful implementation of a number of elements of the $520 million Energy Plan announced by Premier Jay...

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JWS advises Cooper Energy on equity raising

JWS advised Cooper Energy on all aspects of the equity raising of approximately $135 million by way of a fully underwritten accelerated non-renounceable entitlement offer.

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Spring Investment proposes $436m Astro acquisition

JWS is acting for Spring Investment Co who is co-investing with global private equity firm Blackstone in a $436 million proposal to acquire Astro’s TK interests.

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7 new senior practitioners promoted

JWS has internally promoted seven senior practitioners with the appointment of two Partners, four Special Counsel, and one Senior Associate.

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ACCC Complex Merger Review Report 2017 released

JWS has released its inaugural report on recent trends and insights into complex ACCC merger review cases. The Report is the first of its kind in Australia.

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JWS acts for Scott’s Group on merger with K&S

JWS acted for the Scott’s Group on all aspects of the merger of its Scott’s Transport Industries business into ASX-listed K&S Corporation Limited.

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Cooper Energy acquires Santos' Victorian gas assets

JWS acted for Cooper Energy regarding agreements to acquire the Victorian gas assets of Santos, and an offer to raise $62 million.

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JWS further bolsters world-class dispute resolution and competition practice

Leading commercial litigation and competition lawyer, Tom Jarvis, has joined JWS as a partner in the Melbourne office.

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Litigation funders get green light to extract commissions from all open class members – even those w

For the first time an Australian Court has made a ‘common fund’ order allowing litigation funders to extract their commission from all class members in an open class, even those who have not...

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JWS adds to Projects & Construction team

The highly regarded Stephen Byrne has joined JWS as a key member of the firm’s projects and construction practice in Sydney.

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JWS case win signals shift in Australian litigation funding models

JWS has successfully represented a client in an appeal, with significant implications for Australia’s burgeoning litigation funding landscape.

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JWS welcomes leading Melbourne Employment team

Highly regarded employment lawyer, Lucienne Mummé, has joined the firm as a partner in the Melbourne office.

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JWS achieves top result for State of Victoria in landmark gaming licence compensation disputes

JWS has successfully represented the State of Victoria in two significant disputes with Tabcorp Holdings and Tatts Group over compensation following the expiration of their gaming licenses in 2012.

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JWS boosts leading Agribusiness team

Leading international M&A practitioner, Marcus Clark, will join the firm as a partner in the Sydney office.

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JWS adds to first-class E&R practice

Leading international energy and resources expert, Martin Kudnig, will join the firm as a partner in the Melbourne office. Kudnig has recently returned from a London secondment, and will become a...

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Gazal sells Trade Secret business to TJX

JWS acted for long-standing relationship client Gazal Corporation (ASX: GZL) on its agreement to sell its Trade Secret off-price retail business to The TJX Companies (NYSE: TJX).

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Cline acquires shares in Coalspur in complex cross-border mining debt & equity deal

JWS acted for The Cline Group on its acquisition of all shares in dual-listed Coalspur Mines by way of scheme of arrangement and associated private treaty acquisitions of senior debt owed by the...

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Credit Data Solutions to partner with Dun & Bradstreet

JWS advised Archer Capital, which, via its newly formed Credit Data Solutions, has acquired Dun & Bradstreet’s ANZ business for $220 million.

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Prominent regulators to converse at 8th Annual Sydney Corporate Counsel Seminar

We are delighted to be hosting our 8th Annual Corporate Counsel Seminar on Tuesday, 26 May 2015 - an exceptional event this year featuring conversations with four prominent regulators.

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JWS advises in Presidian share sell-off to McMillan Shakespeare

JWS advised the shareholders of Presidian in its sale to McMillan Shakespeare (ASX:MMS).

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