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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


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...

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...

SEA Property News


Acclaimed Aqua Boracay by YOO project set for an early 2015 opening

YOO Hotels & Resorts, operator of Aqua Boracay by YOO, recently confirmed the winter 2015 opening of the first branded residential property on the Philippines’ Boracay island.

Hospitality Sector News


Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Hotels in Culiacan and Ciudad Juarez Sold to Fibra Inn

Deutsche Bank Mexico, S.A., Banking institution, Trust Division F/1616 or Fibra Inn (BMV:FINN13) announced that it acquired two Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham hotels, located in Culiacan and Ciudad Juarez, both limited service hotels, with a total...

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


German industrial output rebounds

FRANKFURT - Both exports and industrial production bounced back in Germany in September, data showed on Friday, helping to mitigate some of the gloom that has descended on Europe's biggest economy recently.