Alex Hookway

Senior Lawyer

About Alex

Alex is a Senior Lawyer at Wikborg Rein's London office and is part of the firm's Shipping Offshore practice.

Alex has a broad range of contentious experience from the more traditional dry and wet shipping diet through to live casualty attendance, crisis management experience and more latterly disputes involving specialist offshore construction and service vessels such as FPSO's, drilling rigs, OSVs, DSVs and heavy-lift assets as well drafting and litigating the underlying EPC/EPCI/T & I contracts which underpin the projects.

Alex has been involved in some of the more recent high-profile marine and offshore casualties including Transocean Winner, Charlotte Maersk, MSC Flamina and MOL Comfort amongst others.

Alex was described in Legal 500, Asia Pacific 2019 as "an outstanding Senior Associate, hardworking, responsive and intellectually immense".


Work experience
2020- Senior Lawyer, Wikborg Rein LLP, London_NEWLINE_2017-2019 Senior Associate, Watson Farley & Williams LLP, Singapore_NEWLINE_2015-2016 Associate, Stephenson Harwood LLP, London_NEWLINE_2013-2015 Solicitor, Roose + Partners, London_NEWLINE_2010-2013 Trainee Solicitor, then Solicitor, Birketts LLP, Ipswich_NEWLINE_
2006-2007 Legal Practice Course, Legal Practice Course_NEWLINE_2004-2006 LLB (Hons), Cardiff University