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 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.
Our consumer goods practice is one of the leading FMCG practices in Australia, and we assist our clients in all aspects of their business from product development through to sales and consumer issues.
We represent many well-known FMCG companies with numerous household brands including Ferrero (ROCHER®, TIC TAC®, NUTELLA®), Pepsi (PEPSI®, SMITH’S®, TWISTIES®, SAKATA®) and Beiersdorf (NIVEA®, ELASTOPLAST®, LEUKO®).
We advise our clients on R&D agreements, compliance with relevant standards, brand development, labelling and packaging, manufacturing agreements, distribution agreements, advertising agreements and advice on promotional activities including trade promotions.
We also advise clients on all aspects of laws and mandatory standards relating to consumer products including:
The Myer continuous disclosure class action decision1 is a landmark: the first judgment in a securities class action in Australia, and the first case explicitly accepting “market-based causation...
The recent Federal Court judgment Lucas v Zomay Holdings Pty Ltd is a reminder to all contracting parties that a preliminary agreement is immediately binding, even when you are expecting to enter...
The Federal Court has approved one of the more novel schemes of arrangement in recent times, where the bidder (already a major shareholder), required that both the target’s Executive Chairman...