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+66 (0) 76 608 486

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


Keeping Phuket Property Dealings Honest 

Desmond Hughes reported on some dishonest practices in Phuket relating to Reservation Deposits on property investments in the late February 2017 edition of the Phuket Gazette.

Seeing Through Phuket Transience

Desmond Hughes’ contribution to the Phuket Property Watch column of the Phuket Gazette for February focussed on the influences of the type of living and use of Phuket by visitors and investors and how this impacts in investment trends.

The Reality of Phuket Weather

As the rain continues to show it’s warm drips of plant nourishing goodness on an almost daily basis in Phuket and in other Thai Provinces, Desmond Hughes reflects on the relationship between rain and property and the realities of being realistic about that which was rightly...

SEA Property News

Hospitality Sector News


Excellence Oyster Bay Resort Breaks Ground in Montego Bay, Jamaica

The waterfront property will feature 325 suites, including 800 square feet junior suites and 2,000 square feet upper suites featuring expansive living spaces, panoramic ocean views, and direct beach access.

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


Track Results Poker Tournament Raises Over $78,000 for Cancer Survivors at Timeshare Conference

March 30, 2017 – The annual Track Results Poker Tournament, concluded this past weekend, and successfully raised over $78,000. The net amount raised will be donated to Send Me on Vacation (SMOV). SMOV is an organization dedicated to sending Breast Cancer survivors and their...

Marine Leisure News


Real Estate Investing Guide

Real estate investing advice on repeat buyers purchasing a new home If you’re in the market to purchase a new house, here is some real estate investing advice for the process. Buying a new house can be stressful for both first time and repeat buyers. With some real estate...

Thai General News


SE Asia stocks tepid on lack of catalyst

Vietnam shares hit their highest close in more than nine years on Thursday with consumer staples leading the gains, while other Southeast Asian markets moved sideways in the absence of market-moving macroeconomic triggers.