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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


A Big Night Out with Robert Krupica 

Robert Krupica, Senior Partner, recently wrote for the July edition of Window on Phuket an article on the topic of complying with the laws in Thailand when planning a Big Night Out. Many laws in Thailand are strict but remain unknown for lack of enforcement including those...

All About Crunching Numbers

Maths; numbers; calculations and the like all play a significant role in property not just in relation to price. Desmond Hughes’ latest Property Watch article in the ¬†Phuket Gazette in July:

Innocent Until Proven Guilty

Desmond Hughes’ latest article in the Phuket Property Watch Column of the Phuket Gazette deals with the matter of land title investigations in Phuket and the important principle of Innocent Until Proven Guilty that many seek to rely upon or will need to rely upon at some...

SEA Property News


SHAPE 2015; 2-4 August

Mark the 70th anniversary of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial with a series of educational events and tours

Hospitality Sector News


Courtyard by Marriott Santiago Las Condes Opens in Chile

The hotel is situated immediately adjacent to the existing 280-room Santiago Marriott in the Las Condes business district filled with restaurants, bars and shops, the Courtyard will offer easy access to all of Santiago including the renowned Mall Pa...

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


Exclusive Appointment-Based Travel Conference, La Cita de las Americas, Creates New Path For Industry Trade Shows

La Cita de las Americas is a one-on-one appointment-based event, focused on building relationships and partnerships to grow inbound travel to the US from Latin America and the Caribbean. The two-day event is designed for attendees to engage key decision-makers in Latin American...

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


Baht has biggest monthly drop since 2001

The baht dropped this month by the most in more than 14 years after the government cut forecasts for growth and exports, spurring outflows from Thai equities as the US prepares to raise interest rates.