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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

Hospitality

MOUs & HMAs; Technology & Brand Licensing Agreements; Structuring

Corporate

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

Construction

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

Litigation

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

07
JUL
2014

Property Trends in Asia Article – July 2014

Desmond Hughes wrote the following article on key property trends in Asia as published in the Property Report – July 2014 edition:
27
JUN
2014

The Legalities of Using the Beach in Thailand

A very topical article by Desmond Hughes, relating to the laws which regulate the use of Beach Land in Thailand, has just been published in the new edition of Window on Phuket. In Phuket, there have recently been a spate of demolitions of beach clubs and clearances of illegal...
25
JUN
2014

Update on Hughes Krupica Bangkok Expansion published in Property Report

Property Report recently included news of the expansion and new recruits of our experienced Thai litigation and transaction team in Bangkok. Pleas...

SEA Property News

23
JUL
2014

Super luxury homes in Hong Kong demonstrate staying power

Despite the government’s cooling measures that impacted majority of the high-end residential property market, many ‘super luxury’ homes in Hong Kong are proving resilient in this investment climate, analysts say.

Hospitality Sector News

23
JUL
2014

Hotel Industry Praises House Passage of Bill Reauthorizing Brand USA

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AH&LA) issued the following statement commending passage of the Travel Promotion, Enhancement, and Modernization Act (H.R. 4450) by the House of Representatives on a vote of 347-57.

Singapore Property News

22
JUL
2014

Focus on high-rise in Australia’s housing boom

July 22, 2014 2:49 AM[SYDNEY] Australia is enjoying a long-desired housing renaissance as a record amount of new building gets under way, and a shift in fashion toward high-rise living should lengthen its life span even if it tempers its immediate bene...

Shared Ownership News

22
JUL
2014

Hong Kong Buyers Snap Up Absolute Twin Sands Resort & Spa Apartments At Exclusive Two-Day Launch Event For Final Third Phase

300 Twin SandsFollowing the sell-out success of Phase I and Phase II, Absolute World Group, launched the third and final phase of...

Marine Leisure News

12
JUL
2014

Riva 122’ Mythos

Everything about the new Riva 122’ Mythos, named Sol, is a first.

Thai General News

23
JUL
2014

Asian shares extend gains on Dow rally

HONG KONG - Asian markets mostly rose on Wednesday, adding to the previous day's rally, following a positive lead from Wall Street while concerns over the Ukraine air crash crisis ease.