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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

05
JUN
2016

Litterbugs in Thailand 

Due to the ever increasing burden of litter on the community in Phuket and the fact that environmental issues can affect the property market, in particular the decision of many as to whether or not a place is ‘liveable’, Desmond Hughes wrote his latest piece for the...
16
MAY
2016

Dangerous Activities 

Desmond Hughes and Khun Oranit Sawanakunanon have co-written an article published in Window on Phuket magazine and online at: http://www.windowonphuket.com/useful-info/244/dangerous-activities/ in which they describe common activities that visitors to Thailand and Phuket engage...
04
MAY
2016

Tourism brings long-term value to land

Desmond Hughes writes about the relationship between tourism and long-term land values in Phuket in his latest Property Watch Column in the Phuket Gazette:

SEA Property News

Hospitality Sector News

24
JUN
2016

Customer Satisfaction

Don't spend hours and hours on numbers when you can just listen to your customers

Singapore Property News

07
OCT
2014

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

24
JUN
2016

Marriott Vacations Worldwide Donates $25,000 Towards Orlando Victims and First Responders Funds

Marriott Vacations Worldwide (NYSE: VAC) is pleased to announce, as a member of the Orlando business community, it will be making a $25,000 donation divided among several local organizations coordinating support and healing efforts to those who have been so profoundly affected by...

Marine Leisure News

21
APR
2015

Singapore Yacht Show set to shine

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

Thai General News

24
JUN
2016

Rolls-Royce congratulates Senior Aerospace Thailand on facility expansion

ROLLS-ROYCE Holdings yesterday joined celebrations with Senior Aerospace Thailand Ltd to open officially a state-of-the-art 20,000-square-metre expansion of its aerospace manufacturing facility in Chon Buri province.