Working languages:
German to English

Lesley Power
Accurate and stylish

Local time: 08:04 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: English Native in English
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading
Specializes in:
Law: Contract(s)Law (general)
Education / PedagogyTourism & Travel
Cinema, Film, TV, DramaWine / Oenology / Viticulture
Cooking / Culinary

German to English - Rates: 0.50 - 0.60 GBP per word / 25 - 30 GBP per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 4, Questions answered: 6
Experience Years of translation experience: 21. Registered at Jun 2005. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials German to English (Institute of Translation and Interpreting)
Memberships ITI
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint
Professional practices Lesley Power endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Having studied English, German & French Literature at York University (BA. Hons., IIi) and worked for 6 years in Germany in education and the arts, I've been translating German into English for over 12 years.

Memberships: Associate Member of the Institute for Translation & Interpreting since April 2002

Specialisms: EU & legal documents, especially related to immigration & mutual judicial assistance between EU countries, particularly concerning child maintenance & custody, criminal investigations of fraud; contracts of employment, partnership and sales, legal appeals and court correspondence;
wine & the wine business,
advertising & marketing copy for a variety of companies,
business plans for a range of firms.

Other current employment (part-time):
Aug. 3009 - present Library Assistant

Recent training: Introduction to Trados, University of Leeds, May 2006,
ITI workshop in translating for the arts, media & tourism, York, 21/05/05

Prestige projects I've translated include brochures on new construction projects in Vienna, 2008 and a tourist guide book to "Valleys, Vineyards & Villages of the Mosel", 2006.

Many other translations have been published as company brochures, in specialist magazines, on web pages and in inhouse business magazines.
Keywords: immigration, law, employment contracts, sales contracts, partnership contracts, medical reports, education, social services, wine, tourism, cookery

Profile last updated
Oct 15, 2010

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