Noriko Kuge is a Consultant in our Tokyo office. She specializes in legal search and recruitment with a focus on placing Bengoshi (Japanese-qualified) associates into law firms and multinational companies in Japan. She also works with other trained legal professionals who are seeking in-house positions in corporate legal departments in Japan.
Noriko is fluent in Japanese and English and has written and oral conversational proficiency in Korean. She has worked and lived in the United States and Australia, which adds to Noriko's understanding of global companies.
Noriko is an avid traveler and enjoys outdoor activities and adventures.
Prior to joining Major, Lindsey & Africa, Noriko worked in another service industry where she provided her clients with solutions for their business growth and insights into their global businesses. She has been involved in recruitment and training efforts for more than seven years. Having spent her first year at Major, Lindsey & Africa as a researcher, Noriko has developed a deep understanding of the legal market in Japan.
In-house lawyer placement to a Japanese corporation in the U.S.
Bengoshi lateral placements to Japanese and global law firms in Tokyo