Working languages:
Portuguese to English
English to Portuguese
Tetum to Portuguese

Sofia Calado
Portuguese Legal Translator

Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
Local time: 10:15 WEST (GMT+1)

Native in: Portuguese 
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Lawyer-linguist with 14 years of professional experience.

Multicultural person, after living in Asia for almost 10 years, having supported the legal strengthening process of an emerging country (Timor-Leste).

Able to build lasting professional relationships, with a true global network of contacts in different areas of expertise.

Always willing to learn and teach, with a Masters in Law, a PG in Journalism and specialised training in Translation/Interpretation.

Have worked, among other clients, with Government, UN agencies, bilateral cooperation agencies, NGO's, private sector.

Some work samples:

- Legal drafts;
- Contracts and agreements;
- Articles of association;
- Regulations;
- Reports and papers;
- Action policies;
- Papers;
- Presentations;
- Financial statements;
- Newsletters;
- Speeches;
- Press releases;
- Advertisements and ToR's;
- Books;
- Letters.

Some work topics:

- Trade and investment;
- Customs;
- Budget and financial management;
- Labour;
- Corporate;
- Accounting;
- Institutional strengthening;
- Performance management;
- Capacity development;
- Voting systems;
- Claims;
- Previous education;
- Social entrepreneurship;
- Women empowerment;
- Journalists' rights and duties;
- Emigration.

Keywords: law, legal, international development, governance, Portuguese, English, Tetum, Spanish, Italian, French, Dutch, German, Russian, Arabic, Mandarin, Cantonese, Indonesian

Profile last updated
Jan 2, 2019

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