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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


Hua Hin weighed down by oversupply of condos and houses

Whilst the historic Thai resort town of Hua Hin has been spreading continuously over the past few decades with real estate developments now prevalent next door in Cha Am and Pranburi, the latest round of political turmoil reined in the take-up rate in the first half of this year...

Hospitality Sector News


Dusit Sign Queensland Deal

Thailand's Dusit International has signed an agreement to manage a golf resort in Australia.

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


Asia Aviation

The weakest quarter passed; heading into stronger numbers