JWS strengthens environment, planning and ESG expertise with appointment of Julia Green


Leading independent Australian law firm Johnson Winter Slattery (JWS) has appointed Julia Green as a Special Counsel in its Environment & Planning team. Julia will be based in the firm’s Sydney office and joins JWS from Corrs Chambers Westgarth.

A specialist environment and planning lawyer with over 18 years’ experience, Julia represents clients in the real estate, energy and resources, infrastructure and agricultural sectors. 

Julia has worked on some of the largest and most complex developments in NSW for high-calibre clients and regularly acts on a broad range of major projects in a litigious, advisory and transactional capacity. 

She also has experience in supporting clients in the transition to a low carbon economy and advises on best practice and opportunities in the climate change, sustainability and environmental, social and governance (ESG) space.

Commenting on Julia’s appointment, JWS Partner and Head of Environment & Planning, Samantha Daly said, “I am thrilled to welcome Julia to our team at JWS. Julia has an excellent reputation in the market and has broad experience across a range of industries and clients. With ESG being a key focus area for companies across Australia, we are excited to be able to further enhance our offering to clients in this area.”

In joining JWS, Julia said, “I am looking forward to working with the exceptionally talented lawyers at JWS and the highly regarded environment and planning team led by Samantha Daly. JWS is a standout market leader and I am delighted to join the firm.” 

Julia Green’s arrival follows the appointment of Special Counsel Megan Coall to the firm’s Energy & Resources team and Special Counsel Catherine Bray to the Real Estate team.

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