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Project finance specialist joins JWS

Leading independent law firm Johnson Winter & Slattery has appointed project finance and banking specialist Simon Irvine as a new partner in its Sydney office, effective from 20 June 2022.

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JWS promotes seven new partners and 18 lawyers

We have promoted seven new partners and five new special counsel, effective from 1 July.

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Qantas acquires Alliance Aviation Services

Leading independent law firm Johnson Winter & Slattery has advised Qantas Airways Limited on its proposed acquisition of all of the remaining shares in Alliance Aviation Services.

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Pipeclay Lawson sells $211.5m warehouse portfolio

We have advised Pipeclay Lawson Ltd on its sale of four Australian real estate assets to global investment firm Hines.

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Moderna to produce mRNA vaccines in Australia

Leading independent law firm Johnson Winter & Slattery has advised Moderna, a pioneer in mRNA vaccines, on its 10-year strategic deal with the Commonwealth Government to produce mRNA vaccines in...

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JWS ramps up TMT with another lateral hire

Leading independent law firm Johnson Winter & Slattery has grown its technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) practice appointing Helen Clarke as a new partner in Brisbane, effective from 7...

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TMT regulatory specialist joins JWS

Leading independent law firm Johnson Winter & Slattery has enhanced its technology, media and telecommunications offering with the appointment of regulatory specialist Jennifer Dean. Jennifer...

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JWS advises on a new ESG fund offering

Leading independent law firm Johnson Winter & Slattery has advised Bell Asset Management Limited (BAM) on its establishment of the Bell Global Sustainable Fund, an environmental, social and...

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Australian Utilities Trust increases stake in ElectraNet

Leading independent law firm Johnson Winter & Slattery has advised Australian Utilities Trust (AUT) on the acquisition of a further 33.5% stake in ElectraNet Pty Ltd from YTL Power International...

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Nicholas Antonas joins JWS

Nicholas Antonas has joined the firm as a Special Counsel in our Melbourne Energy and Resources practice.

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JWS appoints two new Tax partners

Leading independent law firm Johnson Winter & Slattery has bolstered its tax practice with the lateral hires of two new partners in Sydney, Matthew Shanahan and Annemarie Wilmore.

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Sale of V8 Supercars zooms to close

Leading independent law firm Johnson Winter & Slattery has advised Archer Capital on its sale of V8 Supercars Holdings Pty Ltd, a motorsport entertainment services company that owns and operates...

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JWS grows white collar crime practice

Leading independent law firm Johnson Winter & Slattery has enhanced its white-collar crime offering with Kirsten Scott joining as a Special Counsel in the firm’s Perth office in November 2021.

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Five finalists in Women in Law Awards 2021

Johnson Winter & Slattery has five finalists listed in the Lawyer’s Weekly Women in Law Awards 2021.

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Alceon PE makes a move on ophthalmology and short stay healthcare

Johnson Winter & Slattery has advised Alceon Private Equity on its investment in Specialist Medical Services.

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Microsoft buys video editing start up Clipchamp

Johnson Winter & Slattery has advised Microsoft Corporation (USA) on its acquisition of Brisbane-based video editing software start-up Clipchamp.

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Michele Laidlaw returns to partnership

Competition and Antitrust lawyer Michele Laidlaw returned to Johnson Winter & Slattery as a Partner in Sydney on 6 September 2021. 

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Infratil establishes new Asian renewable energy development platform

We have advised on the establishment of Gurīn Energy, a new Asian renewable energy development platform backed by Infratil Limited.

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CBH seals long-term rail services agreement

We have advised Co-operative Bulk Handling Limited on its new long-term rail haulage and maintenance agreement with Aurizon.

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Our finalists for Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards 2021

Seven of our partners have been named as finalists in the Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards 2021.

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JWS grows its native title offering with new partner

William Oxby joined Johnson Winter & Slattery as a new partner in its Brisbane office on 27 April 2021. William’s appointment will bolster the firm’s expertise in environment and planning, with a...

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Best Lawyer's 2022 Law Firm of the Year: Oil and Gas Law

Johnson Winter & Slattery is pleased to have been named Best Lawyer's 2022 Law Firm of the Year for Oil and Gas Law.

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Peabody sells Millennium Coal Mine to MetRes

Johnson Winter & Slattery has advised Peabody on its sale to MetRes of the Millennium coal mine, a metallurgical coal mine located near Moranbah, Queensland. MetRes is a 50/50 joint venture between...

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Best Law & Related Services Firm: Beaton’s 2021 Client Choice Awards.

Johnson Winter & Slattery has won Best Law & Related Services Firm ($50-$200m revenue) in Beaton's 2021 Client Choice Awards.

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Keywords Studios buys major stake in Tantalus Media

Johnson Winter & Slattery has advised the owner of leading Australian video game developer Tantalus Media, on the sale of an 85% interest in Tantalus to Keywords Studios for a total consideration...

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