The Legal Life – meet Alexander Uskhopov

10 May 2022

Alexander Uskhopov is a Lawyer in our Customs & Trade team.

Alexander shares his goals for 2022 and his career highlight to date.

Alexander Uskhopov

Last good book, podcast or film?

The Three-Body Problem by Liu Cixin. An incredible science fiction novel which really makes you question things.

How do you unwind?

Usually with a good book, going for a walk with the dog or having a sauna.

Why did you choose law and your practice area?

I chose law because I enjoy reading, writing, debating and working through complex issues via logic and reason. I’ve also always been very interested in international trade and international relations and their intersection with the law.

What has been a career highlight?

Successfully representing a client in an unexpected last minute interlocutory application appearance in the Supreme Court of Victoria.

What are your goals for 2022?

To continue to learn as much as I can in my practice area, and contribute to the knowledge and expertise of my team at Rigby Cooke Lawyers.

What do you think sets Rigby Cooke Lawyers apart from other firms?

Rigby Cooke Lawyers has a friendly, open and supportive culture where you are always able to reach out to someone who can give you a hand with whatever issue you are facing.