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ICA Compliance Awards Europe 2024 | Fintech and Payments Compliance Award


The ICA Compliance Awards recognise and celebrate internal compliance and financial crime prevention teams who go over and above to collaborate, innovate and raise compliance standards across the globe. 

Tenet has been recognised for our approach that bridges our media work, advising of the risk and advice facing consumers and taking those typologies into advancing controls in fintech’s, EMIs in particular, as well as assisting them with a range of consumer disputes and AML advisory work ranging from onboarding, sanctions to account closure processes.

ICA Compliance Awards Europe 2024 | Compliance Influencer of the Year | Arun Chauhan


Arun is thrilled to be announced as a finalist in the ICA’s newest award category that recognises the work of outstanding compliance influencers who has successfully promoted the value and importance of compliance within their organisation and the wider industry. Arun is a specialist fraud disputes & financial crime compliance lawyer and conference speaker on all things fraud he helps to shape and drive the compliance conversation, through public speaking, campaigning, mentoring, writing, social media activities or pro bono work.

The Business Desk West Midlands Business of the Year Awards 2024


The West Midlands Business of the Year awards celebrated the very best business successes from across the region. The shortlisted companies are innovating, disrupting and thriving – and showcased their achievements at the awards night held in February 2024. The awards are led by with categories for every size of business.

A rigorous judging process saw all of the companies visited by members of our judging panel, before a shortlisting process. Each company on the shortlist were then invited to pitch why they should win an award, with the winners revealed at the black-tie dinner at the Macdonald Burlington in Birmingham.

The Business Desk West Midlands Leadership Awards 2024


Arun Chauhan has been nominated in the Company Leader category for West Midlands Leadership Awards 2024. created the awards to celebrate the people that are role models within their organisations and raise the bar for their competitors. Arun Chauhan founder of Tenet was nominated for his extraordinary leadership and positive impact this has had on the legal community.

Arun drives Tenet’s purpose. This translates into Tenet’s focus on advising individuals and businesses on reducing the impact of fraud, empowering excellent lawyers by providing a safe space and an engaging environment based on trust. International | Legal Innovation and Technology Awards 2024


Tenet has been shortlisted for the Legal Innovation Awards in both the Knowledge Management and CSR Innovation categories. This recognition highlights our collaborative efforts in fraud prevention and education, particularly through our partnership with the University of Birmingham. Additionally, we’re honoured to be acknowledged for our commitment to raising awareness around disputes and compliance matters related to fraud and financial crime.

The Legal Innovation Awards celebrate visionary thinkers, pioneers, and game-changers who are reshaping the legal landscape. Winners will be revealed on the 22nd of May in London. This nomination supports our dedication to driving positive change within the legal industry and emphasises the importance of collaboration and community engagement. International | Legal Innovation and Technology Awards 2024


Tenet’s Liane Atcheson has been nominated in the Innovation Trailblazer category for her contribution to our firms’ strategic vision, troubleshooting skills, client satisfaction and contribution to the success of the Tenet and the wider community. Liane focuses on aiding individuals and businesses in preventing, detecting, and responding to fraud.

The personal element of fraud deeply resonates with Liane’s sincere desire to help, fight for justice.  Liane’s deep understanding and thorough legal knowledge helps to evaluate evidence and make informed decisions about the best course of action and potential outcomes.

Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards 2024


Congratulations to Tenet’s Jemma Jackson having been selected as a finalist in the Legal PA of the Year Awards at The Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards 2024.

Birmingham Law Society recognises the top talent within the region’s legal community across 14 award categories. Jemma has been with Tenet since the start in 2016 and ever since played a key role, actively contributing to the firm’s growth and success. Jemma has had a transformative journey from a Legal PA to the Practice Manager and is the glue that holds the Tenet Tribe together!

Jemma said ‘It’s a wonderful achievement to be recognised among such a talented group of professionals. The Tenet Tribe had an amazing time celebrating my nomination and showing support for the outstanding talent we have in Birmingham’s legal community.’

Modern Law Awards 2024


Tenet are thrilled to receive three nominations in the 2024 Modern Law awards for Boutique Law Firm of the Year, Client Care Award, Pro Bono Team of the Year. Established in 2013, the Access Legal Modern Law Awards is a prestigious event that celebrates excellence and innovation within the legal industry.

The Access Legal Modern Law Awards has established itself as a prominent platform to recognise and honour the achievements of law firms, legal professionals, and pertinent industry leaders. Judged by our panel of esteemed legal trailblazers, this event brings the legal sector together to celebrate the triumphs of all legal professionals within the UK, particularly those who are making invaluable contributions to a number of areas right across the sector.

TECAs Winner 2023


We’re absolutely thrilled to have won the award for Outstanding Partnership and see this initiative receiving the recognition it deserves. Our mission at Tenet is to run a purpose-driven business, striving to give back where we can – dedicating our time and resources to help those through this scheme and beyond. We also feel passionate about supporting the next generation of lawyers gain a deeper understanding of fraud and financial crime.

Education stands at the core of our efforts, especially as fraud remains the most prevalent crime in the UK. We understand that not everyone can afford legal advice and we are dedicated to bridging this gap by sharing our expertise through our work with The University of Birmingham.

Victoria Hatton | The Inspirational Women in Law Awards


We are thrilled to announce Victoria Hatton from the Tenet Team has been nominated as Champion of the Year 2023 in The Inspirational Women in Law Awards. The competition hosted by Next 100 Years shines a light on outstanding legal professionals whose work and efforts have been recognised as greatly contributing to equality and diversity within the field of law.

2023 Reisman Award for Excellence in Client Service by Clio


Arun was presented with the award at the ClioCon celebration in Nashville Tennessee, in front of thousands of legal professionals and legaltech leaders from around the world.

The judging panel said:

Arun’s drive to uncover the truth and help clients navigate the emotional pressures that arise with financial crimes was a major motivator when starting Tenet in 2016. Tenet Law’s strong focus on clients has won them The Reismans Award for Excellence in Client Service.

Client experience is the beating heart of our practice, 95% of our work is through recommendation and referral and that client focus has translated into steady growth. Fraud cases require empathetic treatment from lawyers who can solve problems — which is exactly what we deliver.

Thank you to Clio for powering the firm from the beginning, giving us the tools to consistently deliver excellent client service and inviting us to #ClioCon23 to share our story on the international stage.

Please take a moment to watch our winners video and the story of how we got here.

Rebecca Craig | The Law Society Legal Hero Award


Rebecca Craig is one of the 26 incredible solicitors that have been shortlisted by The Law Society for the 2023 Legal Heroes.

Legal Heroes is an opportunity to celebrate and recognise the solicitors who have made the biggest difference to the lives of others, their local communities, and wider society.

Rebecca stood out from hundreds of applicants across England and Wales for the lasting and tangible impact she has made in authorised push payment fraud cases, supporting victims who have had their lives turned upside down.

Specialising in financial, banking, investment, and employee fraud, she is a fierce champion for her clients. Rebecca’s determination to combat fraud includes work to educate the next generation of lawyers.

The inaugural Legal Heroes will be announced later this week, on Thursday 7 September.

The 2023 Tackling Economic Crime Awards (TECAs)


After rigorous judging and careful consideration, we are thrilled to announce Tenet has been recognised for Outstanding Partnership in the 2023 TECA awards.
Tenet together with the University of Birmingham have been shortlisted for our partnership of helping students develop education fraud videos and setting up a pro-bono scheme / clinic for victims of fraud.

Arun Chauhan who is part of the initiative along with Rebecca Craig said, ‘One of my primary goals is to share education around fraud risk and being recognised for our efforts (which are still in their early stages with the Uni) is really special.’

The winners will be revealed on Wednesday, 1st November 2023.

The Reismans | Legal Excellence and Innovation


Clio customers do amazing things, and the annual Reisman Awards—named after Clio’s first customer—recognize extraordinary Clio customers for displaying excellence in their fields and making an impact in their communities.

Tenet has been announced as finalist for the Excellence in Client Service category and it’s a huge accomplishment to be among the most driven, passionate and impactful law firms in the world. Since Tenet started we have held the belief that everyone deserves access to specialist legal services and set out to do thing differently and disrupt the market. The fact that our dedication to our clients has been acknowledged is truly amazing!

Winners are announced at 2023 Clio Cloud Conference in Nashville, TN, USA in October

The Lawyer


The Lawyer has announced its 2023 awards shortlist and Tenet has been named as finalists in the Litigation Boutique Firm of the Year category. Each year, these awards highlight the pioneering and innovative achievements of law firms, legal providers and in-house legal teams across the legal industry.

We’re absolutely thrilled to be nominated for the second time and will now be joining the ultimate stage of legal excellence across the UK! This recognition is a true testament to the hard work of our amazing team and it just goes to show that, as a small firm, we don’t just stand still – we stand out!

Private Practice Modern Law Awards


Tenet has been recognised for Business Growth in the 2023 Private Client Modern Law Awards. The awards identify and celebrate the very greatest talent and success stories in the UK legal sector. We are excited to be involved in the launch of these awards that specifically champion the incredible work being delivered across the Private Client industry.

CSR Innovation & Future of Legal Services Innovation at the Legal Innovation Awards 2023


The judges at have selected Tenet to be shortlisted for 2 Legal Innovation Awards. The team have been recognised in CSR Innovation for our partnership with University of Birmingham’s Law School and Pro Bono Group since 2021. The team have delivered education and support to students and post graduates helping them develop their knowledge of how the law operates in the real world, and legal insights on some of the most topical and growing fraud crimes.

The firm is also nominated for the Future of Legal Services Innovation award for adopting disruptive and innovating legal practices that sets Tenet apart and see’s us operate differently to our competitors.

The Legal Innovation Awards recognise excellence in innovation from private practice, in-house legal departments and suppliers. The awards, now in their 9th year, will be celebrating the crucial role promoting innovation played by lawyers working in tandem with colleagues in other disciplines with the winners announced at a glittering awards ceremony in London on 23rd May 2023.

Transformational Leader West Midlands Business Desk Leadership Awards 2023


When the West Midland’s business community came together to celebrate the best in business leadership Tenet’s founder Arun Chauhan was in the running for two awards and on the night was crowned Transformational Leader 2023!

An experienced solicitor for over 20 years specialising in disputes and compliance arising from fraud and financial crime. Arun led the way for a new era of law firm, believing legal services could be delivered differently by putting people and purpose ahead of profit. Arun has driven our approach from scratch for 7 years growing the firm primarily through recommendations, Arun now leads a tribe of 11 employees, focussing on supporting them to become the best version of themselves.

Above all else, Arun remains committed to upholding Tenet’s culture by maintaining genuine team cohesion and a people first approach, that has been integral to Tenet’s success. Judges picked the winners based on their extraordinary leadership qualities and those who can demonstrate a positive impact across the region.

Birmingham Law Society Law Firm of the Year 2023


Birmingham Law Society launched its annual search for the top talent within the regions legal community and named Tenet as finalists in Law Firm of the Year 2023 (Sole practitioners and firms up to five partners) category.

The awards recognise the remarkable legal talent across the Midlands with 58 individual firms being shortlisted. Founded in 1818, Birmingham Law Society is the largest regional society of its kind, representing more than 5000 legal professionals across Birmingham and the Greater Midlands and as a firm we were delighted to be in the running for such an iconic award.

Commenting on the achievement, founder Arun Chauhan said “The recognition goes to the team, it is the people who make this firm, and it is their dedication and brilliance, why we get noticed. As a small firm, we appreciate the acknowledgement from our peers and look forward to working with Birmingham Law Society and connecting with its members going forward.”

Professional Services Leader West Midlands Business Desk Leadership Awards 2023


We are delighted that for the second year running Tenet’s founder Arun Chauhan has been recognised as a finalist for the Transformation Leader at the West Midlands Leadership Awards. created the Leadership Awards to celebrate the people that are role models within their organisations and raise the bar for their competitors. The Leadership awards offer a great opportunity to recognise and showcase the achievements and success of businesses in the region.

Having lived in and around Birmingham for all but 4 years of his life, this award is personal to Arun as he continues to work towards reducing fraud in his home city and build a firm where the value of every individual in the team is equally valued.

Boutique Law Firm of the Year Winner 2022 – The Legal Business Awards


For over 25 years The Legal Business Awards have been recognising the very best across the legal industry and now Tenet is part of that legacy. To be named Boutique Law Firm of the Year for 2022 is a huge honour.
Legal Business acknowledged how Tenet has built up an impressive and successful practice, occupying a unique space in the market, between national, full-service firms (which can be expensive for some clients) on the one hand, and local general litigation firms (which are more affordable, but lack specialist focus) on the other.

Arun Chauhan who founded Tenet in 2016 said “In our award entry we told the story of Tenet and we were just happy to make the shortlist. To win the award and named as the leading boutique law firm was a surprise, as the competition was so strong. Achieving the award for our dedication to our specialist area of work is more than we could have expected. The recognition will be a springboard for success as it highlights our credibility in what we do, and how we do it.”

The awards evening was a great success and we thank the judges and sponsors for allowing Tenet the opportunity to be involved.

SME News Best Financial Crime and Compliance Law Firm 2022 Winners


For the 2nd year running we have been announced as Best Financial Crime and Compliance Law Firm in the SME News, Legal Awards 2022
We know now more than ever businesses are under pressure to fight increasing financial crime and fraud threats. Tenet is not only focussed on supporting SME’s fight fraud but more importantly working closely with our clients to identify risks , through awareness, education and training and prevent fraud occurring in the first place.

Being announced winners of this award for a second time is a special achievement and a credit to our team and the specialist work they deliver which sets Tenet apart in the legal industry.

Thank you SME News and congratulations to all of the winners!

Boutique Law Firm of the Year Shortlist 2022 – The Legal Business Awards


The Legal Business awards received over 500 entries and we are pleased to announce Tenet is a finalist in the Boutique Law Firm of the Year category. The prestigious awards ceremony will take place in London on 27th September where over 1000 guests will celebrate excellence across the legal industry.

LexisNexis Legal Awards 2022 – Business Continuity Award Winner


Tenet has been announced winner of the Business Continuity Award in the 2022 LexisNexis Legal awards. Arun attended the dinner which celebrated the very best success stories across the legal sector. Accepting our award, he said ‘This award is special to Tenet. We have been recognised for having a unique business model that is predominant home working, flexible around family and childcare commitments and has put people ahead of profit since we set up since 2016.

When the pandemic hit and changes to the way the world worked meant big changes for many, we were already there trusting our team to just get on with helping clients.

Back in 2016-2020 our approach was seen as risky compared to engaging a traditional law firm model in terms of ensuring people worked hard and progressed client work. We said it was no risk and in fact a benefit to our clients, colleagues and their families. Our clients get motivated, happier lawyers, working with a purpose who are focussed on solutions.  Turns out we were onto something and that is why we won! This award goes to all the team and clients that have bought into our ethos’.

Birmingham Law Society Law Firm of the Year 2022


Tenet has been shortlisted for Law Firm of the Year – Sole Practitioners (Up to 5 partners) in the Birmingham Law Society awards 2022. The Awards, now in their 20th year shine a spotlight on firms across Birmingham who have excelled over the past 12 months. Founder of Tenet Arun Chauhan said ‘Having lived in and around Birmingham for all but 4 years of my life, this award shortlisting is personal to me and means a lot. I am proud to be a Brummie, proud of all the great things our region has produced and proud to see how the city is evolving. To be recognised locally by the Birmingham Law Society means the world to me. We had not started operating 6 years ago but here we are recognised by our local peers in the profession as doing something good. Thank you to those judging and shortlisting Tenet Compliance & Litigation and congrats to all other firms shortlisted for the awards.’

Business Desk’s 2022 West Midlands Leadership Awards


Tenet are proud to announce Arun Chauhan, has been shortlisted in the Business Desk’s 2022 West Midlands Leadership Awards for both ‘’Transformational Leader’’ and ‘’Professional Service Leader’’. The awards recognise professionals across the region who are standing out in the legal field. We wish Arun luck for the award ceremony which takes place on 31st March 2022.

LexisNexis Legal Awards 2022


Tenet has been shortlisted for the prestigious LexisNexis Legal Awards in two categories – “Award for Customer Focus” and ‘’Business Continuity Award’’. Being shortlisted for two LexisNexis awards is a fantastic achievement for the team and we are especially thrilled to be recognised in the customer focus category. The awards will take place on 20th March 2022.

Finalest at The Lawyer Awards


The Lawyer Awards are one of the largest celebrations of legal excellence in Europe. They bring together over 1,200 private practice lawyers and senior corporate counsel to recognise best practice and celebrate excellence across the whole industry. It is exciting to be announced as finalists in the ‘disputes boutique firm of the year’ category,  it is a prestigious award and we look forward to the winners being announced on 2 November 2021.

Alternative Business Structure category at the Legal Innovation Awards 2021


Tenet were up against a big four accountancy firm and larger law firms but came away victorious due to their unique business model and innovative approach which ensures they stand out. From day one Arun removed financial and billable hours and did away with 9-5 working to allow the team to work around client demand and their own autonomy. This has resulted in greater focus on finding better more cost-effective solutions for clients. We are really grateful to the judges at legal week for recognising our firm in these awards.

Best Financial Crime & Compliance Law Firm in the SME News Law Awards

From when we started right through to today, Tenet has had a particular focus on supporting SMEs prevent, detect and respond to fraud. So being recognised and winning this award is extra special to our team and our SME clients.

Delivering the assurance and experience of a national law firm, more cost effectively while being understanding and empathic to our customers’ needs is at the heart of what we do and who we are as firm! We know financial crime and fraud can impact all businesses small and large and we hope our innovative approach to our services will help others prevent and recover from fraud in the years to come.

Law Society Excellence Awards

Highly Commended

Tenet’s founder, Arun, has been highly commended in the Sole Practitioner of the Year Award in the Law Society Excellence Awards 2020.

The Clio Reisman Awards

Runner Up

We’re delighted that Tenet has been named as runner up in the Clio Reisman Awards 2020 for Legal Innovation

Shortlisted for Law Society Excellence Awards 2020

Tenet’s founder, Arun Chauhan, has been shortlisted in The Law Society Excellence Awards 2020 in the ‘Sole Practitioner of the Year’ category.

Shortlisted For The Legal Week Innovation Awards

Shortlisted in the ‘Future of Legal Services Innovation – Small-sized Private Practice’

Tenet are delighted to confirm that we have been shortlisted for the Legal Innovation Awards 2020!. In the ‘Future of Legal Services Innovation – Small-sized Private Practice’. The Awards will take place on October 2nd at 5pm BST.

LexisNexis Awards 2020


Tenet has been shortlisted for the prestigious LexisNexis Legal Awards in the category “Legal Services Innovation”. The awards will take place on 11th March 2020.

Business Desk’s 2019 West Midlands Leadership Awards

shortlisted in the ‘Professional Services Leader’ category

We’re delighted that Arun Chauhan, founder of Tenet Compliance and Litigation, has been shortlisted in the Business Desk’s 2019 West Midlands Leadership Awards for both Professional Services Leader and Emerging Entrepreneur Leader.

Law Society’s 2019 Excellence Awards

Highly commended in the ‘Sole Practitioner of the Year’ category

Tenet has recently received national recognition for its different approach to the traditional, professional services model.

Tenet’s founder, Arun Chauhan, has been highly commended in the Sole Practitioner of the Year category in the Law Society’s 2019 Excellence Awards, which is one of the highest accolades for law firms in England and Wales.

Legal Week’s Innovation Awards

shortlisted in the ‘Future of legal services innovation – mid-sized private practice’ category

Discover more about the world of financial crime and fraud please see our Fraud Hub section.

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