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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


Phuket Island Remains Worthy Investment 

Desmond Hughes has summarised the general status of the Phuket property market which retains an attractive price point when compared internationally to other holiday destinations. Having returned from his family holiday in Australia, comparisons are made to the Gold Coast and Sydney.

Be Careful Of What You Say 

The Defamation and libel laws in Thailand are complicated. They are not the same as in other jurisdictions and foreigners can easily make the mistake of incorrectly assuming that exceptions to rules and justifications can apply to forgive violations of the law. Desmond Hughes has...

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...

SEA Property News


IFSEC South East Asia 2015; 2-4 September

This year's most recent innovations, investment ideas and latest products

Hospitality Sector News


AHLEI and Interstate Hotels & Resorts Announce Launch of Online Training to Raise Human Trafficking Awareness

The American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) and Interstate Hotels & Resorts announce the recent launch of AHLEI's human trafficking awareness training into Interstate's mandatory training curriculum for front-line associates and managers at more than 300...

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


Victoria Half Marathon

Travel To Go encourages employees to be fit by putting together a training program for a half marathon that all finishes. America’s Finest City Half Marathon celebrates it’s 38th anniversary in San Diego on August 16, 2015 in Balboa’s Park Centennial. Victoria...

Marine Leisure News


Riva 122’ Mythos

Everything about the new Riva 122’ Mythos, named Sol, is a first.

Thai General News


New TAT chief urged to drive tourism forward

YUTHASAK SUPASORN, the new governor of the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT), is urged to rush rebuilding tourist confidence ahead of the high season and to work closer with the private sector.