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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
JUN
2015

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...
06
JUN
2015

Planning for Death

Desmond Hughes’ latest article in Window on Phuket deals with the practical matters to think about beyond the usual ‘draft your will here’ ‘download your will template will here’ promotions that many encounter. There is a a a balance between ensuring...
06
JUN
2015

Make Change Not War

The latest article by Desmond Hughes for his regular  Property Watch Columns in the Phuket Gazette focuses on trying to reduce disputes; avoid disputes and suing companies which are intrinsically linked to the value of your own real estate. In the age of internet forum;...

SEA Property News

07
JUL
2015

3 unique incentives that these Thai developers hope will lure buyers

These innovative schemes could convince local and foreign homebuyers in the Kingdom to sign on the dotted line

Hospitality Sector News

07
JUL
2015

Steve Rahim Named General Manager At 89 – Room Holiday Inn Express & Suites Dallas West Hotel

Over 10 Years in Hotel Management in the Hospitality Industry, plus 4 Years in Management, this veteran is very excited to continue his skill set with the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Dallas West.

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

07
JUL
2015

FantaSea Resorts Renews With Equiant For Loan Servicing

Multi-year Agreement Extends Long Term Partnership Equiant, a Scottsdale, Ariz.-based loan servicing provider specializing in shared ownership, has renewed a multi-year agreement to provide loan servicing to FantaSea Resorts, an Atlantic City, N.J.-based developer and...

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

07
JUL
2015

JSCCIB cuts economic growth forecast by 5 points to 3%

The Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) forecasts this year's economic growth at 3 per cent, down from an earlier estimate of 3.5 per cent, on lower-than-expected export value on the back of the slow global economic reco...