JWS Consulting is a division of Johnson Winter & Slattery providing commercial consulting services.
Johnson Winter & Slattery is engaged by major businesses, investment funds and government agencies as legal counsel on important transactions and disputes throughout Australia and surrounding regions.
Our firm provides a diverse range of opportunities for talented, enthusiastic people to develop brilliant legal careers.
Our news and media coverage including major transaction announcements, practitioner appointments and team expansions.
We support a number of community initiatives and not for profit organisations across Australia through pro bono legal work and charitable donations.
We support a number of organisations through sponsorships.
Corporate governance is increasingly in the spotlight, with recent high profile cases emphasising the need for all businesses to follow appropriate governance practices and documentation at all times.
Our corporate governance specialists advise boards, management and individual directors on the full range of corporate governance issues. We are regularly called on to provide independent advice to directors involved in significant transactions when there is need for independent counsel.
We also routinely undertake investigations and provide second opinion reviews of advice to boards. Our experience covers:
Marcus Clark, Jeremy Davis, Justin Harris, John Keeves, Byron Koster, Damian Reichel, Peter Slattery and Paul Vinci are listed as leading lawyers in Corporate/Governance Practice.
In the biggest shake-up of Australia’s antiquated company signing requirements, the Federal Government has temporarily modified the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) to allow for companies to...
This piece is designed to prompt thoughts of what changes may be required in private M&A documents in order to accommodate and allocate risks relating to COVID-19 and the fallout from this pandemic.
The Commonwealth Treasurer exercised emergency powers under the Corporations Act to facilitate virtual meetings and electronic execution of documents by companies.