Andrea Knox

Andrea qualified as a solicitor in 1998. She graduated from the University of Manchester in 1992 (LLB 2:1 Hons). She obtained top marks in the Legal Practice Course exams at the University of Sheffield in 1996 and she was awarded both a Law Society Prize and Sydney Herbert Clay Prize. In 2000 she sat the National J.I.E.B Insolvency Exams (the exam required to qualify as a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner sat mainly by accountants), achieving the top mark in the country.  Andrea was awarded both the First Prize by the J.I.E.B Board and also the Insolvency Lawyers’ Association Prize.

Andrea has worked in specialist insolvency departments of respected international law firms for her entire career.  Her primary work was at Allen & Overy (London and Hong Kong) ( where she worked for four years as a Senior Associate followed by Pinsent Masons (, where she was a Partner and ran the Insolvency Department at the Birmingham office. Andrea commenced her own practice in 2009 as Knox Insolvency when she moved to North Wales.

In addition to her professional practice, since 2006 Andrea has been an annual guest postgraduate lecturer at the University of Sheffield where she teaches the Insolvency section of the advanced Commercial Litigation section of the Legal Practice Course.

In her spare time, Andrea is a keen bridge player, golfer and skier.