Member since Jan '15

Working languages:
English to French
French to English

sue leschen
ProZ.com Professional Trainer
Lawyer - linguist - French

Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Local time: 11:35 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: English Native in English
Account type Freelancer, Identity Verified Verified member
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Transcription, Training
Expertise
Specializes in:
Real EstateLaw: Taxation & Customs
Law: Patents, Trademarks, CopyrightLaw: Contract(s)
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVsBusiness/Commerce (general)
InsuranceFinance (general)
Preferred currency GBP
Payment methods accepted Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Check, Wire transfer
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Experience Years of translation experience: 16. Registered at ProZ.com: Feb 2009. Became a member: Jan 2015.
ProZ.com Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials N/A
Memberships ITI, CIOL, CIOL, APCI
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
Forum posts 2 forum posts
CV/Resume English (DOC), French (DOC)
Professional practices sue leschen endorses ProZ.com's Professional Guidelines (v1.2).
About me
I am a lawyer - linguist based in Manchester, UK where I am the Director of Avocate - a niche market company specialising in legal and commercial French translation, interpreting, transcription, proof - reading and voice - overs.

I am a hands - on interpreter and translator with 15 years experience behind me.

Avocate is also an independent training provider and we offer training in legal terminology and professional interest topics such a professional conduct and ethics, confidentiality and so on. We also offer business support to freelancers either on a one to one basis by Skype, telephone or F to F or to groups by means of clinics, talks and workshops.

I am active on behalf of our profession and am a member of:

The Council of The Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL)
The Association of Police and Court Interpreters (APCI)
The International Association of Professional Interpreters and Translators (IAPTI)
National Register of Public Service Interpreters - Professional Conduct Committee (NRPSI)
Regulatory Boards for Sign Language Interpreters - Professional Conduct Committee (RBSLI)
Institute of Translation and Interpreting - Professional Conduct Committee (ITI)
National Register of Communication Professionals - Complaints and Appeals Committee (NRCPD)

I am very keen to uphold standards in our profession and I have written and lectured widely on professional conduct issues all over the world;

2016

APTRAD Conference, Oporto
ELIA Conference, Barcelona
Language Shows in Scotland and London

2015

IJET Conference - UK
APCI AGM - UK
London Language Show - UK
EULITA General Assembly - Croatia

2014

IAPTI Conference - Athens
TEPIS Conference - Poland
BP 14 - Budapest
Disability in Translation - UK

2013

EULITA GA - UK
Portsmouth University Conference - UK
Keywords: french, solicitor, law, business


Profile last updated
Feb 8



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