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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 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...

In Remembrance of His Majesty Bhumibol Adulyadej 1927-2016

Hughes Krupica and all of it’s team are deeply saddened by the passing of His Majesty Bhumibol Adulyadej and express our condolences to all Thai people.  

High Hopes for Phuket Smart City

Phuket has been blessed with much trumpeted plans for develop the Province/Island as a hub for Information Technology. Given the clear attraction of Phuket to real estate and hotel investors, Desmond writes about the potential crossover opportunities between the Smart City and...

SEA Property News


Are Asian home buyers facing racist backlash in Australia?

Asia buyers are being blamed for the country's skyrocketing property prices

Hospitality Sector News


Hotels in the Middle East Reported Negative Results for January 2017

Hotels in the Middle East reported declines across the three key performance indicators, while hotels in Africa recorded positive results, according to January 2017 data from STR.

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


HEDNA Announces New Leadership

February 23, 2017 – HEDNA (the Hotel Electronic Distribution Network Association) announced its 2017 Board of Directors and new members of the Executive Committee at its recent Global Distribution Conference in San Diego, California. The HEDNA membership elected...

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


Somkid: Walmart keen on Thai products

Walmart International, the world's biggest retailer, is keen to buy more farm and fishery products from Thailand, although it remains concerned about supply chain transparency.