Ms Tomoka Sakamaki


  • Tomoka holds a Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Science from Kyoto University

  • She was called to the Japanese Bar in 2006



  • Savoir LLC  

April 2016 to present

  • Ministry of Justice, Japan

July 2014 to March 2016

Legal research analyst

Marketing strategist for foreign lawyers

  • Ohno & Partners LLP, Tokyo

From October 2006

Attorney at Law


Background and Interests  


  • Before becoming a lawyer, Tomoka had experience as a bio-chemistry researcher at university and worked as a pharmacist.  Her scientific background enabled Tomoka to practise as a highly-skilled intellectual property lawyer in the bio-chemistry industry in Japan.

  • Tomoka is also fluent in English as a result of living overseas for several years.  With her strong network of contacts in ASEAN, Tomoka is well-placed to be an effective asset at Savoir.  

  • Tomoka is a selfless volunteer and provides support to Japanese female victims of sexual assault and/or domestic violence overseas.  She is a befriender at AWARE so that she may continue her meaningful work.