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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


Raising Money From Your Business Assets

Khun Kochakorn Suwannachuen and Desmond Hughes addressed the new opportunities relating to leveraging your business assets in Thailand under the new Business Collateral Act, as published in Window on Phuket: 

North v South

Desmond Hughes’ latest Phuket Gazette Property Watch, his regular column, addresses the differences in lifestyle; amenities and property investment criteria between Chiang Mai and Phuket as an example of the worldwide North/South divide phenomenon. The grass can be greener,...

Wolves of Property Street Part 2 of 2

Desmond Hughes continues the analysis in the Property Report December edition of the darker side of the property market and the characters to watch out for, the telltale signs for high risk investments or almost certain loss making investments. Be especially careful of some of...

SEA Property News


Deciding where to live on Phuket?

Phuket’s enduring popularity has translated to an array of beachfront and inland developments leaving investors spoiled for choice

Hospitality Sector News


Ariel Development to Develop a Cambria Hotel & Suites in Seattle

The Cambria hotel & suites Seattle will be locally situated and within walking distance to many of Seattle's iconic locations, including Pike Place Market, Washington State Convention Center, the Seattle Aquarium and the Seattle Art Museum.

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


Vacation Resorts International Signs Management Contract With Victorian Era Resort On Black Island

Vacation Resorts International (VRI), a provider of management and leisure services to vacation owners and an operating business of Interval Leisure Group (Nasdaq: IILG), announced that it has entered into a property management agreement with the Neptune House on Block Island,...

Marine Leisure News


Singapore Yacht Show set to shine

Asia's biggest Yacht Show returns with its most exciting ever line-up of superyachts

Thai General News


Eurozone economy grows 0.3% in Q4 2015

BRUSSELS - The eurozone economy grew 0.3% in the last three months of 2015, unchanged from the previous quarter and in line with analyst forecasts, official data showed Friday.