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Legal Services in Asia

Real Estate - Hospitality - Corporate - Litigation - Dispute Resolution

Real Estate

Developments; Commercial; Retail Mixed Use; and Residential; Acquisitions & Disposals; Structuring


MOUs & HMAs; Technology & Brand Licensing Agreements; Structuring


Private company share acquisitions and disposals; PLC support; takeovers; foreign direct investment structures


Bids; Contractor Appointment and Construction Agreement Reviews; Change Order Reviews; Delay and Defect Disputes and Resolutions

Dispute Resolution

Arbitration Proceedings Representation; Settlement Meetings; Case withdrawal management


Corporate; Civil and Criminal (White Collar) Litigation; Labour Case Disputes; Property and Land Disputes
Our firm was created with the purpose of improving quality and delivery of legal services to clients across the South East Asia and Asia region. We have set up our firm to focus only on our partner’s and team strengths and are proud to only focus on our specialist areas of expertise. We believe in quality balanced with simplicity.Desmond Hughes and Robert Krupica are both international lawyers with a breadth of experience handling client issues in Asia. To avoid disillusion with the direction of legal services pre Asian Economic Community, Desmond and Robert decided the time was right to structure a firm in a modern, transparent and progressive way, in keeping with values of many business people; companies and clients in an exciting ever more connected and global world.

From our blog


The Right Not To Reply or the Right to Act – Defamation/Slander and Related

With the advent and growth of social media, it seems to many that we are being bombarded by Blogs; You tube and Vimeo clips, regurgitated jokes which may or may not offend and make no distinction as to the recipients – jokes about disabilities can end up on the Facebook timeline...

Surely my insurance will cover me?

Insurance is not as simple as paying the bill and ticking a few boxes. Desmond Hughes has written an article on the types  of insurance issues faced by residents; expatriates; tourists in the Kingdom of Thailand with some examples of the types of situations and what might happen...

5 Common Mistakes That Cost Real Estate Investors Money

Desmond Hughes, Senior Partner of Hughes Krupica has written an article relating to the most common mistakes he has observed over his 11 years in Asia that investors make when investing in real estate. This has been published in the October edition of the Property Report –...

SEA Property News


Penang gears up for a home and property showcase this weekend

Residential and commercial property investors from around the region and overseas are headed to Penang this weekend to attend the Home & Property Exhibition organised by iProperty Malaysia.

Hospitality Sector News


ASEAN’s Tallest Building Coming In Bangkok

As the region's real estate sector continues to reach for the sky, Thailand's property market is buzzing about the mega Super Tower project in Bangkok.

Singapore Property News


Japan condo builder taps bond market after 20 years

October 07, 2014 1:58 AM[TOKYO] Haseko Corp, a Tokyo-based condominium builder, is returning to the bond market for the first time since defaulting in 1999 on about US$3.6 billion in debt after the Japanese real estate bubble burst.

Shared Ownership News


New Company Formed To Motivate Customer Response

trueinc-csngTrue Incentive and Customer Service Network Group, formed at the beginning of October by long-time incentive marketing...

Marine Leisure News


On Shore: Pastoral Panwa, Phuket

A chance to experience a gentler side of Phuket.

Thai General News


Rakuten to rebrand next year

RAKUTEN will rebrand next year as, more in keeping with the Japanese parent company's global platform.