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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

30
AUG
2014

Desmond Hughes Confirmed As A Speaker At SMART Investment & Internationa Property Expo Singapore 27-28 September 2014

Desmond has been privileged to be an invited speaker at SMART Investment and International Property events on a regular basis across Asia for over 8 years, discussing the key investment criteria for investors interested in the Thailand property market. SMART has consistently...
14
AUG
2014

5 Tips for Building Your Own Villa – Property Report

Building your own home is not straightforward although it is the dream of many. As a lawyer who has not only renovated his own property under great stress, Desmond Hughes also has extensive experience dealing with clients who have built or engaged others to build their dream...
08
AUG
2014

Copying a Website / Monkey Selfies

Our firm recently had another law firm blatantly copy the format and on the whole, layout of our website, by another law firm. They even had the cheek to place a copyright style disclaimer on their site at the same time. LOL to use a modern term. Just today, we see a more...

SEA Property News

02
SEP
2014

BEX Asia 2014 pushes Southeast Asia’s green building agenda

The seventh edition of the Build Eco Xpo (BEX) Asia, which opened yesterday during the start of Singapore Green Building Week, urges investors, companies and consumers to become proactive and adopt more green building measures.

Hospitality Sector News

02
SEP
2014

Continuing Woes in July for French Hotel Industry

The first month of summer saw a continuation of the despair that has been weighing down the French hotel industry over the past few months. In July, luxury hotels in Paris and on the Côte d’Azur suffered from the 'Ramadan effect'. However,...

Singapore Property News

02
SEP
2014

Draghi’s QE stance impacts Australia mortgages

September 02, 2014 3:10 AM[SYDNEY] European Central Bank president Mario Draghi's shift towards quantitative easing is reverberating 17,000 kilometres away in lower Australian mortgage rates.

Shared Ownership News

02
SEP
2014

More Than 150,000 Fans “Like” Interval International Facebook Page

Interval News Logo 300As part of the company’s fast-growing social media presence, Interval International, a prominent...

Marine Leisure News

31
AUG
2014

On Shore: Pastoral Panwa, Phuket

A chance to experience a gentler side of Phuket.

Thai General News

02
SEP
2014

V40 Cross Country: powerful, exciting and fun

In terms of styling or performance, comfort or safety, or even retail pricing, Volvo's new front-wheel-drive car is just too hard to resist