Hannah Edwards is an associate solicitor in the insolvency team.

Hannah read law at University of Liverpool graduating with an upper first class LLB.

Before joining Russell-Cooke in December 2017, Hannah had over a year’s commercial experience in the insolvency industry working as an insolvency administrator at a London based insolvency practitioners firm. Her work included dealing with personal and corporate insolvency, ranging from the preparation of pre and post-appointment documents to conducting investigations into the conduct of directors, including investigating antecedent transactions.

Hannah then worked as a paralegal in the commercial litigation and insolvency team of a London based law firm, before subsequently completing her training contract with a City law firm at the end of December 2017.

Hannah now specialises in insolvency and restructuring and her insolvency work covers all aspects of personal and corporate insolvency, in advising insolvency practitioners, companies, directors, creditors and debtors on restructuring and recovery options.

  • Acted for a secured creditor in relation to their claim against joint liquidators under section 212 Insolvency Act 1986
  • Acted for a debtor in a contested bankruptcy petition
  • Acted for a trustee in bankruptcy providing advice on protecting and preserving his interests in the bankrupt’s solely owned and jointly owned property
  • Acted for a respondent in appeal against judgment obtained by the trustee in bankruptcy of his father’s estate, ordering that the transfer of the bankrupt’s interest in the family home to the respondent was a transaction at undervalue
  • Acted for a bankrupt in relation to his application for the annulment of the bankruptcy order in accordance with section 282(1)(b) of the Insolvency Act 1986
  • Acted for a director, in advising on and preparing notices (under Section 216 Insolvency Act 1986) to enable continued use of a trading name
  • Acted for a trustee in bankruptcy, in dealing with wide ranging and multi part requests under section 366 of the Insolvency Act 1986 for information on dealings with bankruptcy property
  • Advising an administrator on the impact of the decision in Nortel Networks about dealing with prospective claims (as administration expenses)
  • Association of Business Recovery Professionals - R3
  • London Solicitor Litigation Association
  • Proceeds of Crime Lawyers Association
  • College of Law ‘Legal Practice Course’ – Commendation
  • University of Liverpool ‘Law LLB(Hons) – 2:1