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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


Staying Out of Trouble in Thailand

The April edition of Window on Phuket – Legal Matters features an article written by Desmond Hughes, Senior Partner of Hughes Krupica on the topic of Staying out of Trouble in Thailand. A timely feature given the potential of incidents in the month of Thai New Year....

Battle of the Planet of the Management Companies 

Desmond Hughes’ latest contribution to the Phuket Gazette Property Watch column addresses the issue of owners in a managed estate and their relationship with management companies. Generally the better the relationship, the better managed and the better values that can be...

Re-Cap on Methods of Property Investment in Thailand- especially leasehold 

After a spate of inflammatory articles circulating on the topic of leasehold, it was time for some cool headed neutral analysis. Our Khun Woraphong Leksakulchai wrote and had published the following article in the Phuket Gazette. For any enquiries on the pros and cons of any type...

SEA Property News


3 awesome venues that showcase Asia’s young design talents

Three contemporary exhibitions that promote Asia's emerging talents and their works to a huge audience

Hospitality Sector News


Sheraton Enters Samui Market

Starwood's Sheraton brand is now on show in one of Thailand's leading resort island destinations Samui.

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

2015 Launches Platform To Boost Vacation Club Sales

Orlando, Florida – April 16, 2015 – (INTUITION by Perspective Group) –, LLC, a leading travel technology company based in Carlsbad, Calif., has unveiled an innovative product to help resort developers in the vacation ownership industry...

Marine Leisure News


PIMEX sets new record for Phuket

Over 5,000 domestic and international visitors enjoyed the Show over the four days this year.

Thai General News


Liquidity to sustain China stock rally

CHINA'S economy has slowed considerably to the point where full-scale monetary stimulus may be needed.