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.
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We support a number of community initiatives and not for profit organisations across Australia through pro bono legal work and charitable donations.
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Providing outstanding legal services to businesses in the energy and natural resources sectors requires a deep understanding of the unique legal and commercial characteristics of the respective markets.
Ranked as one of Australia’s leading energy and resource teams, our lawyers have specialist expertise from many years involvement in a wide range of projects and transactions in the mining, petroleum and energy sectors.
We act for clients on major projects and transactions as well as operational matters. Our experience extends from resource exploration, through production, processing, trading, haulage and shipping, to sale. It also includes:
Advised on its acquisition of leading Australian underground hard rock contractor, Barminco.
Assisting Alinta Energy in relation to the drafting and negotiation of a number of gas transportation agreements.
Advised in relation to the negotiation and drafting of an agreement with QGC Pty Ltd and the participants in the QCLNG project for the long term supply of natural gas.
Advised on the negotiation of an umbrella construction contract for installation of photovoltaic generating systems and battery systems at up to 73 SA water sites.
Advised on the information access and arbitration arrangements for non-scheme pipelines, now implemented as Part 23 of the National Gas Rules.
Advised in relation to the project structuring for the construction and procurement contracting on the Toliara project (Madagascar).
Advised in the negotiation and drafting of a gas sale and a storage agreement with Origin Energy.
Assisting with the negotiation and drafting of a Gas Supply Agreement, and a Raw Gas Supply and Water Transfer Agreement, both with the participants in the Gladstone LNG Project.
Advised on the power purchase agreement with Zenith Energy for 18.3 MW Gas Fired Power Station at Daisy Milano Gold Mines and associated LNG supply agreement.
Advising on negotiation of haulage agreements for the use of Port Campbell to Adelaide Pipeline.
Advising in relation to a range of issues relating to the future supply of power to OZ Minerals' Prominent Hill and Carrapateena mines in South Australia.
Advised on its divestment of its interest in the Ichthys Project to operating partner INPEX.
2020 Energy Law "Law Firm of the Year" in Australia.
James Marshall and Peter Rose are ranked as leading lawyers in Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas.
Michael Dulaney is recognised as a Senior Statesperson in Energy, Resources & Infrastructure: Oil & Gas Law.
Anthony Groom and Jee-Seon Lee are ranked as leading lawyers in Energy & Natural Resources: Utilities Law.
"I would struggle to find anything to find fault with - which is why we keep going back."
Jee-Seon Lee is described as an "incredibly commercial and very practical lawyer, good at seeing where a counterparty's pressure and concession points might be."
Ranked as Band 3 in Energy, Resources & Infrastructure Law.
2019 Oil & Gas Law "Law Firm of the Year" in Australia.
2018 Energy Law "Law Firm of the Year" in Australia.
2017 Oil & Gas Law "Law Firm of the Year" in Australia.
Peter Rose is listed as a leading individual in Energy.
Michael Dulaney, Martin Kudnig, Jee-Seon Lee and Amanda Seaton are recommended in Energy Law.
Justin Harris, John Keeves, Martin Kudnig, Jee-Seon Lee, James Marshall and Paul Vinci are recommended in Natural Resources Law.
Michael Dulaney, Anthony Groom, Martin Kudnig, Jee-Seon Lee, Rohan Madders, Peter Rose, Amanda Seaton, Peter Smith and Paul Turner are listed as leading lawyers in Energy Law.
Michael Dulaney, Paul Jardine, Martin Kudnig, Jee-Seon Lee, James Marshall, Peter Rose, Peter Slattery and Peter Smith are listed as leading lawyers in Oil & Gas Law.
Michael Dulaney, Paul Jardine, Martin Kudnig, Rick Malone, James Marshall, Peter Slattery and Peter Smith are listed as leading lawyers in Natural Resources Law.
Martin Kudnig, Rick Malone, James Marshall and Peter Smith are listed as leading lawyers in Mining Law.
Amanda Seaton is listed as a leading lawyer in Climate Change Law.
Johnson Winter & Slattery has ‘great industry knowledge, business acumen and responsiveness’.
"Johnson Winter & Slattery's level of service and knowledge of this specific area of the law is one of the best I have seen. And they are all about supplying support to the customer."
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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 legislative...
Partner Samantha Daly has been named a finalist for the Exceptional Woman in Mining category of the Women in Mining Awards 2019.