JWS appoints Isaac Evans, further deepening the firm’s corporate advisory, M&A, ECM and PE expertise

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Leading independent Australian law firm Johnson Winter Slattery (JWS) has appointed Isaac Evans as a Special Counsel in its Corporate team. Isaac is based in Brisbane and joins JWS from Baker McKenzie.

Isaac is a senior corporate advisory and transactional lawyer, with over 14 years’ experience in public and private mergers and acquisitions, equity capital markets, private equity and reconstructions. He has acted for a number of leading Queensland, national and international organisations across a diverse range of industries, including in the financial services, technology, renewables and clean energy, critical minerals, consumer goods and transport sectors.

Isaac also has a particular focus on corporate and board advisory work, including corporate governance, directors’ duties, securities law and regulatory compliance.

JWS Corporate and Finance Practice Group Head, Paul Vinci, said, “Isaac will add further depth to our busy Corporate/M&A team in Brisbane, which continues to advise on prominent transactions across a number of industry sectors. Isaac is held in high regard by his clients and peers and his skills and experience are complementary to our existing offering. We are delighted to welcome Isaac to the firm.”

In joining JWS, Isaac said, “I am enthusiastic about joining JWS as a dynamic and prominent Australian firm, and look forward to working with the high-calibre team of lawyers, particularly in the board advisory and governance space.” 

Isaac will work closely with the Brisbane Corporate and Energy & Resources teams, including Partners Bruce Adkins, Jonathan Cheyne, Stuart Clague and Amit Jois, also with our national Corporate team and Board Advisory & Governance group.

About Johnson Winter Slattery

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