Working languages:
Arabic to English
English to Arabic

Fahim Hoosen
Arabic-English Legal/Islamic Translator

South Africa
Local time: 21:33 SAST (GMT+2)

Native in: English (Variants: British, South African, Canadian, UK, US) Native in English
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Software localization, Training
Specializes in:
Finance (general)Investment / Securities
Law: Contract(s)Linguistics

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 52, Questions answered: 100, Questions asked: 42
Payment methods accepted PayPal, Wire transfer
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Translation education Bachelor's degree - University of Johannesburg
Experience Years of translation experience: 18. Registered at Aug 2012. Became a member: Feb 2014. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials Arabic to English (Arab Translators Network - Arab Professional Translators Society, verified)
English to Arabic (Arab Translators Network - Arab Professional Translators Society, verified)
Memberships South African Translators Institute (SATI), Interpreters & Translators Network South Africa, ATN / APTS
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, MemoQ, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, OmegaT, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
Professional practices Fahim Hoosen endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
About me
I am a freelance translator with specialist knowledge in

- Islamic sciences (Classical Fiqh, Aqida, Hadith and Tafsir)
- Business translation and contemporary Islamic finance
- Legal Translation including Legislation

English is my native language.

I graduated with a qualification in Islamic Studies, Arabic and Shariah in 2000 and have been translating, researching and teaching since. I also have a BA Hons (Cum Laude) in Semitic Languages and Cultures from the University of Johannesburg.

Visit my website!.or email me fahim (dot) hoosen (at) gmail (dot) com for more information.
This user has earned KudoZ points by helping other translators with PRO-level terms. Click point total(s) to see term translations provided.

Total pts earned: 56
PRO-level pts: 52

Language (PRO)
Arabic to English52
Top general fields (PRO)
Social Sciences4
Top specific fields (PRO)
Law (general)12
Finance (general)4
Government / Politics4
Law: Contract(s)4

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Keywords: arabic, quran, fiqh, aqida, theology, law, finance, hadith, islamic finance, shariah, sharia, shari'ah, shari'a, qur'an, koran, legal, law, tender

Profile last updated
Mar 16

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