Louisa is a partner within the pensions team and has an extensive range of experience advising on all pensions law issues for trustees and companies. She has significant experience in risk reduction measures, including scheme restructuring, as well as the impact of commercial activity on schemes, including negotiations with the Pensions Regulator and Pensions Protection Fund.

She is a committee member of the PLSA Scotland Group Committee, ICAS Pensions Committee as well as a full member of the Association of Pension Lawyers. Louisa is also a Non-Executive Board Director of Scottish Financial Enterprise, the industry body for financial and professional services in Scotland.

She has in-depth knowledge of constitutional matters as they affect pension schemes and has advised extensively on reforms affecting Scotland as well as the outcome of the EU referendum and Brexit. Louisa is noted as being ‘very good at explaining things and putting herself in our shoes as trustees’ and is strong on ‘difficult and complicated matters’.

Admitted in Scotland.


  • Louisa Knox is dynamic, thoroughly engaged with infectious enthusiasm and great technical and interpersonal skills.

  • She is fantastic; she never sits on the fence but always gives very positive advice and she has a brilliant brain.