JWS appoints real estate specialist in Melbourne

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Independent law firm Johnson Winter Slattery has appointed leading real estate lawyer Eleanor Kwak as a Special Counsel in its Melbourne office.

Eleanor joins the firm from Corrs Chambers Westgarth and brings with her more than 20 years’ experience working on transactions in the commercial, industrial and residential property sectors. She specialises in social infrastructure, property development, commercial leasing, property sales and acquisitions, joint ventures and major projects.

JWS Managing Partner, Jeremy Davis, commented, “Eleanor is a highly regarded real estate lawyer. She has worked on a number of market leading transactions and is active with the Property Council of Australia where she is the Chair of the Social Infrastructure Committee (Victorian division). We are delighted to have Eleanor join the firm to lead our real estate team in Melbourne.”

Commenting on her arrival, Eleanor said, “JWS has a highly rated real estate team. I am looking forward to working alongside the team to meet our clients’ most challenging legal needs.”

Eleanor is the second senior appointment for JWS this year, with projects and construction partner, Michael Hogan joining the firm from Allens this month.

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