Noriko Kuge is an Associate & Operations Manager in our Tokyo office. She provides research support to our search consultants and focuses on the recruitment of Bengoshi (Japanese-qualified) associates into law firms and multinational companies 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.
Noriko originally joined Major, Lindsey & Africa in 2011 and left in 2017 to explore new opportunities as an HRBP. She has gained broader recruiting experience in the technology and entertainment industries and an enhanced perspective of recruiting processes within corporations.
Having spent nearly six years at Major, Lindsey & Africa, Noriko has developed a deep understanding of the legal market in Japan. 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 the recruitment and training sectors for nearly ten years.