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Michaela Sommer
Wordwitch

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Local time: 12:39 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: German Native in German
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My German upbringing combined with almost 20 years of living and working in the UK has made me a language specialist with a deep understanding of the subtleties of the English language with a characteristic German inclination for perfectionism.

Whatever product your clients may sell, whatever service they may deliver – I will make any marketing doc sound as snappy and convincing as the original. Although I stay faithful to the original tone of the source document, I do stray from the source text to make the translation sound as though it was written in German and will appeal to the required target audience. End customers and agencies appreciate my complete reliability and thorough research methods.

Due to my background as a legal secretary in both Germany and the UK, my 6 years’ experience as a public service interpreter for Kent police, Canterbury and Maidstone Crown Courts and prisons and 5 years' experience as a lay magistrate at the local youth court in my current home town in Germany I also specialise in legal translations (contract, criminal and family law).


Areas of specialisation:

Legal

contract law
criminal law
family law

Transcreation & Marketing

advertisements
marketing material
slogans
tourism & travel
websites
publications
press releases
market research questionnaires
commercial correspondence


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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects64
With client feedback64
Corroborated64
100% positive (64 entries)
positive64
neutral0
negative0

Job type
Translation60
Editing/proofreading4
Language pairs
English to German63
2
German to English1
Specialty fields
Advertising / Public Relations18
Marketing / Market Research16
Law: Contract(s)16
Law (general)10
Tourism & Travel6
Poetry & Literature3
Internet, e-Commerce3
Media / Multimedia2
Cosmetics, Beauty1
Idioms / Maxims / Sayings1
Textiles / Clothing / Fashion1
Other fields
Business/Commerce (general)4
Management3
Energy / Power Generation2
Environment & Ecology2
Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino2
Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-)1
Music1
Computers: Software1
Engineering (general)1
Food & Drink1
Wine / Oenology / Viticulture1
Government / Politics1
Philosophy1
Forestry / Wood / Timber1
Medical: Pharmaceuticals1
Human Resources1
Slang1
Sports / Fitness / Recreation1
Printing & Publishing1
Medical: Health Care1
Architecture1
Retail1
Real Estate1
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