Our Awards

We are delighted to be recognised as a mould-breaking, leading law firm.

Boutique firm Tapestry Compliance LLP has seen substantial growth in the last year, both in the size of the team and the client roster. The department attracts praise for its ‘unprecedented service levels’ and ‘pragmatic and to-the-point advice’. Clients single out ‘superb’ practice head Janet Cooper and the ‘excellent’ Bob Grayson.

International Advisory Experts Awards: Global Executive and Employee Share Firm of the Year 2018

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recognising Tapestry's success over the last 12 months


The award recognises our success over the last 12 months and is especially prized as it is earned following recommendations by our peers.

M&A Today: Boutique Law Firm of the Year 2018

MandA Global Awards 2018

Tapestry has been recognised for the M&A work we have been involved with, including the Worldpay takeover by Vantiv. We have an experienced team who have been working on the share plan aspects of many corporate actions over the last couple of years.

Acquisition International: Global Excellence Award

UK's Leading Advisor - Employee & Executive Share Plans 2017

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recognition for her outstanding work


Tapestry is delighted that Hannah Needle has been recognised with this award. Hannah advises many of our global clients on their executive and employee share plans. We are very happy to see that she is being recognised by the industry for her outstanding work. You may also recall that Hannah was award the Tax Lawyer of the Year in Lawyer Monthly's Women in Law Awards 2017 and we recognised her many achievements, promoting Hannah to Legal Director in December 2017.

The Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2017

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Outstanding International Growth


Tapestry has won The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise - the UK’s most prestigious business awards to celebrate and encourage business excellence in the UK. Tapestry won the award for Outstanding International Growth having achieved significant growth in overseas sales over the last three years.

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Tax Lawyer of the Year!

Hannah Needle

recognising Hannah's abilities as a lawyer and her commitment


Hannah has been recognised by Women in Law as the Tax Lawyer of the Year 2017 for the work she has been doing in her specialist area of employee and executive share plans.

Janet Cooper awarded OBE in Queen’s New Year’s Honour’s List 2017

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Services to equality, women's empowerment and employee share ownership

Janet has been recognised for being at the leading edge of developing employee share ownership, as well as supporting women's and human rights throughout her career.

Sarah Ferguson
Lawyer Monthly - Business Lawyer of the Year UK - 2017

Sarah Ferguson

recognising Sarah's practical market experience over a decade of share plans work, coupled with her commercial acumen


Sarah has a strong legal and tax background, and works on matters ranging from executive share plan queries to UK tax-advantaged plans and employee benefit trust issues.

Global Awards CorporateLive Wire 2017 

Best in Executive Incentive Law Services 

Global Award Corporate Live Wire 2017

The Legal 500

UK Top Tier 2016

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unprecedented service levels and pragmatic and to-the-point advice


Boutique firm Tapestry Compliance LLP has seen substantial growth in the last year, both in the size of the team and the client roster. The department attracts praise for its ‘unprecedented service levels’ and ‘pragmatic and to-the-point advice’. Clients single out ‘superb’ practice head Janet Cooper and the ‘excellent’ Bob Grayson.

Yorkshire Post Business Excellence Award 2015

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making waves in the legal world

Tapestry was described as ‘making waves in the legal world’ and commended for the dynamic practice we have developed, as well as the jobs we have created in Yorkshire.

British Legal Awards - Best Specialist Law Firm 2016

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Tapestry's stellar clients, strong growth and commitment to corporate responsibility

Tapestry impressed the judges with its revenue growth, ‘enviable’ client list and genuine support for CSR.

Legal Business Boutique Law Firm of the Year 2016

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‘smart’, ‘efficient’ and ‘proving very popular with significant clients’ as well as ‘the go-to choice for referrals from some of the strongest global law firms’.

Targeted at firms which have performed exceptionally in terms of rapidly establishing themselves, approaching its chosen market creatively and effectively competing against far larger competition.

ACQ 5 (an M&A journal) Boutique Law Firm of the Year 2016

ACQ5 Global Award 2016

best of breed in the industry

The 2016 ACQ5 Global Award winners represent the best of breed in the industry and have earned these honours by standing out in a group of very impressive finalists.

The Lawyer Boutique Law Firm of the Year 2015

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bringing innovation to the sector

Tapestry was recognised for the innovation we have brought to the sector and how we work, by north-shoring our office and through the use of technology.

Legal 500 HR Law Firm of the Year 2015

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Tapestry sets the benchmark in terms of industry knowledge.