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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

Hospitality

MOUs & HMAs; Technology & Brand Licensing Agreements; Structuring

Corporate

Private company share acquisitions and disposals; PLC support; takeovers; foreign direct investment structures

Construction

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

Litigation

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

07
JUL
2014

Property Trends in Asia Article – July 2014

Desmond Hughes wrote the following article on key property trends in Asia as published in the Property Report – July 2014 edition:
27
JUN
2014

The Legalities of Using the Beach in Thailand

A very topical article by Desmond Hughes, relating to the laws which regulate the use of Beach Land in Thailand, has just been published in the new edition of Window on Phuket. In Phuket, there have recently been a spate of demolitions of beach clubs and clearances of illegal...
25
JUN
2014

Update on Hughes Krupica Bangkok Expansion published in Property Report

Property Report recently included news of the expansion and new recruits of our experienced Thai litigation and transaction team in Bangkok. Pleas...

SEA Property News

28
JUL
2014

Australian real estate giant buys into Southeast Asia’s iProperty Group

Australia’s REA Group, operator of the country's largest online property portal, has purchased a 17.2 percent stake in Kuala Lumpur-based iProperty Group for AUD106 million (USD100 million).

Hospitality Sector News

28
JUL
2014

Mid-Year Review: The Rising Tide of Mobile Bookings – How Hoteliers Can Stay Afloat – By Max Starkov

In the first half of 2014, the massive shift from desktop to mobile and tablet devices continues its rigorous pace and now over 42% of web visitors and nearly 38% of page views were generated from non-desktop devices (mobile and tablet), while nearl...

Singapore Property News

25
JUL
2014

Venezuela’s vertical slum may be demolished

July 25, 2014 2:35 AM[CARACAS] An abandoned Caracas skyscraper dubbed the world's tallest shanty-town after a squatters' takeover could be demolished once its inhabitants are out, Venezuela's leader said on Wednesday.

Shared Ownership News

24
JUL
2014

Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Expands To Mexico With New Sea Adventure By Lifestyle Resort In Cancun

300 sea adventureLifestyle Holidays Vacation Club (Lifestyle), located on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic on Cofresi...

Marine Leisure News

12
JUL
2014

Riva 122’ Mythos

Everything about the new Riva 122’ Mythos, named Sol, is a first.

Thai General News

28
JUL
2014

News feed

Tong Hua cancels deal with operator of Springnews TV