Virginia, US

Tomoko is a Manager in Fragomen’s Hong Kong office. She has more than 20 years of experience providing inbound Hong Kong immigration services to individuals, Japanese companies and multinational corporations.

Prior to joining Fragomen in 2006, Tomoko served as a Manager for a global immigration service provider in Hong Kong and worked in the educational sector in Japan.

A native of Japan, Tomoko has been residing in Hong Kong since 1993 and is now a Hong Kong permanent resident.

Tomoko speaks Japanese (standard and Osaka dialect), English and Cantonese.

Education


University of Hong Kong | Diploma in Legal Studies
University of Hong Kong | Certificate in Chinese Language

Managed Hong Kong immigration cases for VIPs, individual investors and foreign nationals sponsored by start-ups.

Handled sensitive cases involving domestic partnerships (common law and same-sex partners) that are not recognized by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government and cases involving adopted children.

Handled cases for Japanese clients in the education and restaurant industries, which require additional documentation per the Hong Kong Immigration Department.

Successfully handled appeals against negative decisions made by the Hong Kong Immigration Department.

Publications and Lectures

Speaker, “Beyond Compliance - Recent Changes to Hong Kong & Taiwan Immigration Policies.” Panel presentation, Worldwide ERC Master Series, Hong Kong, September 28, 2016.