Member since Mar '14

Working languages:
English to Hungarian
Hungarian to English
Hungarian (monolingual)
English (monolingual)

Tamas Elek - SHD Trading and Services Ltd
Translator, lawyer, engineer

Local time: 19:19 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: English Native in English, Hungarian Native in Hungarian
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Translator, lawyer, engineer
Account type Freelancer and outsourcer, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Training
Specializes in:
Law (general)Law: Contract(s)
Law: Patents, Trademarks, CopyrightComputers: Hardware
Computers: SoftwareTelecom(munications)
Transport / Transportation / ShippingEngineering (general)
Electronics / Elect EngMechanics / Mech Engineering

Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 499, Questions answered: 233, Questions asked: 72
Blue Board entries made by this user  12 entries

Payment methods accepted Wire transfer
Company size <3 employees
Year established 2013
Currencies accepted Euro (eur), Pounds sterling (gbp), Hungarian forint (huf), U. S. dollars (usd)
Translation education Other - Postgraduate Diploma in Translation (DipTrans), Chartered Institute of Linguists
Experience Years of experience: 9. Registered at Jan 2013. Became a member: Mar 2014. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials Hungarian to English (Chartered Institute of Linguists, verified)
English to Hungarian (Chartered Institute of Linguists, verified)
English to Hungarian (Certificate of Public Service Interpreting)
Hungarian to English (Certificate of Public Service Interpreting)
English to Hungarian (ELTE - General consecutive interpreter)

Memberships ITI, CIOL
Software Adobe Acrobat, AutoCAD, Dreamweaver, memoQ, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
Events and training
Contests won Benevolent deception: English to Hungarian
21st translation contest: English to Hungarian
Inspired by poetry: English to Hungarian
Professional practices SHD Trading and Services Ltd endorses's Professional Guidelines.

Profile Qualified freelance translator and interpreter (Hungarian – English and English – Hungarian) in the specialisms of law and technology. Significant experience involving a wide range of clients including various authorities, courts and supermarket chains. A qualifying law degree in English law and a comprehensive engineering degree ensure that experience does not only extend to the languages, but also to the fields of expertise. Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists and the Institute of Translation and Interpreting.

Professional Achievement

First place on the Translation Contest:
Benevolent deception: "The placebo button effect  » "English to Hungarian‐contests/pair/3317

Second place on the translation contest:
"The Sounds of Silence" » English to Hungarian‐contests/pair/2975

Why trust me

  • Qualified linguist:
    • Chartered Institute of Linguists: Postgraduate Diploma in Translation, DipTrans
    • Eötvös Loránd University: Certified Technical Translator and Reviser
  • Several years' experience
  • MemoQ and Trados Studio CAT software - lower costs with increased translation quality, consistency and format
  • Comprehensive engineering degree covering mechanical, electrical engineering as well as IT - completed in English, but in Hungary
  • Qualifying law degree in English law with first class honours classification - completed in English
  • Native Hungarian and close to native level of English (Two degrees in English and have been living in the UK for over 10 years)
  • Comprehensive professional liability insurance
  • Enhanced CRB disclosure
  • Professional Memberships:
    • Institute of Translation and Interpreting
    • Chartered Institute of Linguists
  • Certified Pro both in English-Hungarian and Hungarian-English
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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: 515
PRO-level pts: 499

Top languages (PRO)
English to Hungarian259
Hungarian to English220
Top general fields (PRO)
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Law (general)115
Mechanics / Mech Engineering68
Law: Contract(s)34
Transport / Transportation / Shipping24
Electronics / Elect Eng24
Business/Commerce (general)20
Education / Pedagogy20
Pts in 32 more flds >

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Keywords: translation, interpreting, legal, contract, employment, property, transportation, legislation, technical, mechanical, electric, software, hardware, telecommunication, Applied Mathematics, Banking and Financial, Business General, Civil Engineering, Computer and Information Sciences, Computer Engineering, Computer Games and Gambling, Electronic Games, Games of Chance, Data Communications, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Finance, Food Sciences, General, Information Sciences and Systems, Internet, Law and Legal, Manufacturing (Metal Working and Products, Instruments, Furniture, Printing, Clothing, etc.), Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Patent Translation, Physics, Science (General), Software Engineering, Taxation, Telecommunications, Transportation, Hungarian translation, angol fordítás, műszaki fordítás, jogi fordítás, szerződés fordítása, angol-magyar fordítás, magyar-angol fordítás, English-Hungarian translation, Hungarian-English translation, Hungarian interpreter, angol tolmács

Profile last updated
Mar 9

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