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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


Hughes Krupica advise on new Kempinski hotel for iconic building in Yangon

Desmond Hughes lead the team at Hughes Krupica which advised on the legal aspects of joint venture structuring; hotel management agreements; and 65m USD finance facility arrangements with SCB bank for client Kanok Furniture and Decoration Co. Ltd. a...

Lesson for Developers – Don’t Fear Perfection – 5 Tips for Providing a Good Well Drafted Reservation Agreement

Written from the perspective of a law firm comprising lawyers who have handled tens of thousands of property transactions between them, have seen developer’s succeed; some fail; some succeed and then surprisingly fail and everything in between. 1.         The Three ‘P’s...

Is that legal Mr. Police Officer?

The latest article by Desmond Hughes, Senior Partner has been published in the November edition of Window on Phuket. The article was co-written with Thai Attorney-at-Law and experience civil and criminal litigator, Khun Teerapat Ditjanapongporn with research provided by paralegal...

SEA Property News


Hansgrohe comes in as Gold Sponsor for three Property Awards in 2015

Hansgrohe, a leading luxury and premium brand for bathroom fittings, has signed on to become a Gold Sponsor of the Asia Property Awards 2015 series in Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.

Hospitality Sector News


One For The Road

Up next February is a classic road trip, a 924 kilometer ride between Bangkok and Phuket.

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


Run Your Resort Like A Business, Experts Advise TBMA Attendees

300 TBMAMaintenance fees and special assessments aren’t the only ways for timeshare resorts to generate the revenues they need to operate,...

Marine Leisure News


Solar Cat built in Thailand

Heliotrope 65 is the world’s first solar assisted luxury sailing catamaran

Thai General News


Asian energy stocks sink, airlines rise

HONG KONG — Shares in energy firms tumbled Friday after oil prices hit four-year lows in reaction to Opec's decision to ignore calls for an output cut, although the prospect of cheaper fuel sent airlines surging.