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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


Evolution of Property

Desmond Hughes writes an overview on the way the property market has changed over the years in Phuket and how long term views on value can be beneficial when you get to know the dynamics of a unique property market that exists in Phuket. This article was published in...

Post Purchase Pitfalls

Desmond Hughes’ regular Phuket Gazette Property Watch column for May focusses on the issues that can befall purchasers post purchase of a property, with a view to looking out for such issues prior to a purchase. Asking the right questions and conducting the correct checks,...

Everybody Loves Good Neighbours

Desmond Hughes has written on the subject of legal matters affecting neighbourly relations in Thailand which has been published in the May edition of Window on Phuket. There is always a balance between using the laws which exist to enforce against violations of your property and...

SEA Property News


Here are the latest global hotspots for Asian investors

Asian outbound investment hit record levels during Q1 2015, totalling USD8.6 billion

Hospitality Sector News


Singapore’s Ku De Ta Under Fire

A five year legal battle over the intellectual property rights of the Ku De Ta brand in Singapore has come to a head.

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


DAE Excites More Partners In Egypt

Orlando, Florida – May 29, 2015 – (INTUITION by Perspective Group) – Worldwide exchange provider, DAE, continues to expand its partnerships in the Middle East timeshare market, announcing a deal with Egyptian travel group, Tamaf Tours. DAE has signed a...

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


BOT says economy losing momentum, to cut growth forecast

The Bank of Thailand (BOT) said the "slow and fragile" economic recovery in April and the potential of a lower-than-expected growth in China might slow down Thailand's economic momentum, raising the possibility of the economic outlook for the second qu...