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Employee Share Schemes & Incentives - UK-wide
"She has the ability to distil complex requirements into user-friendly updates and understand company requirements." "She is always available to provide advice when needed, responds in a timely manner and clearly sets out a timeframe by which she will respond."
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Hannah Needle is Legal Director (Partner equivalent) and advises many leading global companies on the implementation and operation of all forms of global executive and employee share and incentive plans, including the design and establishment of new plans, global compliance, managing grants and maturities under existing plans and on technical tax and legal matters. She also advises on the impact of corporate transactions that may affect a company's global incentive arrangements.
She leads on the work we do for clients such as Coca Cola European Partners, The Coca Cola Company, WPP and Schroders.
Hannah is closely involved in the Global Equity Organization (holding fellowship status and so recognised as an industry leading professional), is on the Providers’ Alliance and the UK Chapter’s organising committee. She is the Co-Chair of the Share Plan Lawyers’ Governance and Regulatory Committee and leads a number of the Committee’s working groups including leading the industry discussions with the FCA on changes to the market abuse regulations in the UK, post Brexit.
2016 to date: Tapestry Compliance
2004 - 2015: Pinsent Masons LLP
2006 - Qualified, Pinsent Masons LLP
Board of Directors, Global Equity Organisation
Corporate Governance and Regulatory Committee, Share Plan Lawyers Group