Member since Jan '15

Working languages:
English to Spanish
Spanish to English
Portuguese (monolingual)

Heather Hayes
Legal Translations done by a Lawyer!

Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
Local time: 10:29 ECT (GMT-5)

Native in: English Native in English
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Voiceover (dubbing)
Specializes in:
Law: Contract(s)Law: Taxation & Customs
Petroleum Eng/SciLaw: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright
Law (general)Environment & Ecology
Mining & Minerals / GemsPatents
Government / PoliticsBusiness/Commerce (general)

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Translation education Bachelor's degree - University of Wisconsin-Madison
Experience Years of experience: 19. Registered at Jan 2015. Became a member: Jan 2015.
Credentials Spanish (University of Wisconsin-Madison, verified)
Portuguese (University of Wisconsin-Madison, verified)
Quechua (University of Wisconsin-Madison, verified)
English to Spanish (Translator and Interpreter - Ecuador - Consejo de la Judicatura, verified)
Spanish to English (Translator and Interpreter - Ecuador - Consejo de la Judicatura, verified)

Memberships ATIEC
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, SDL TRADOS, Swordfish
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Heather Hayes directora y traductora principal de Hayes Traducciones, nacida en los Estados Unidos y graduada de la Universidad de Wisconsin-Madison con doble titulación: en Lingüística y Literatura Española; Historia y Política de Latinoamérica. Reside en Ecuador desde hace 15 años, graduada como Abogada en la Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja. Adicional a la prestación de servicios de traducción e interpretación, ha ejercido cargos de dirección de escuelas de idiomas, centros de traducción, coordinación y administración de proyectos en empresas petroleras; y el libre ejercicio de la profesión de abogada. Adicionalmente, es Perito traductor acreditado del Consejo de la Judicatura del Ecuador y miembro de la ATIEC (Asociación de Traductores e Intérpretes del Ecuador).

Heather Hayes, director and head translator at Hayes Traducciones, is originally from the United States, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, with a double major in Spanish Language and Literature and in Latin American, Iberian, and Caribbean Studies. She has been living in Ecuador for the past 15 years, where she graduated with a law degree from the Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja. In addition to providing translation and interpretation services, she has held management positions at language schools and translation centers, as well as project management at oil companies, in addition to being a practicing lawyer. She is a translation expert for the Ecuadorian Judicature Council and is a member of ATIEC (Asociación de Traductores e Intérpretes del Ecuador).
Keywords: spanish, english, legal, contracts, patents, intellectual property, fiscalía, procuraduría, leyes, jurídico, contratos, patentes, escritos, propiedad intelectual, business, negocios, civil, penal, bienes raíces, property, convenio, acuerdo, agreements, financial statements, estados financieros, corte, court, brief, informe, environmental impact study, estudio de impacto ambiental

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Mar 29

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