Member since Sep '13

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Portuguese to English

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April 2019

Teresa Freixinho
Corporate/Legal Translations: 18 years

Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Local time: 07:20 BRT (GMT-3)

Native in: Portuguese Native in Portuguese
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What Teresa Freixinho is working on
Feb 28 (posted via  I have just finished translating a court decision from Brazilian Portuguese to US English. It was a challenging job, but I love legal translations! ...more, + 14 other entries »
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I do my best to deliver quality translations. I love working on terminology research.
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation
Specializes in:
Business/Commerce (general)Law: Contract(s)
Government / PoliticsGeneral / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Marketing / Market ResearchRetail
JournalismEnvironment & Ecology
Human ResourcesManagement

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 872, Questions answered: 657, Questions asked: 3
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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Translation education Other - Daniel Brilhante de Brito Translation Specialization Course
Experience Years of translation experience: 20. Registered at Oct 1999. Became a member: Sep 2013.
Credentials English to Portuguese (DBB - Daniel Brilhante de Brito Translation Course, verified)
Memberships ABRATES (Brazilian Translators Association)
Software Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Adobe Reader XI, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS, Wordfast
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Training sessions attended Trainings
Professional practices Teresa Freixinho endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Quality and Trust in Business & Legal Translations

I have been a professional translator for about 16 years. I translate from English into Brazilian Portuguese. Although I have translated some books, most of my experience revolves around technical translations in legal, business and corporate fields.

Areas of expertise:

My areas of expertise include law, business, corporate affairs, trade, management, human resources, government, European Union issues, environment, culture, history, bioethics, religion, etc.

I have much experience translating these types of documents:

- contracts and agreements in general;
- commercial letters in general;
- powers of attorney;
- minutes of shareholders’ meetings;
- by-laws;
- articles of association;
- HSE (health, safety and environment) guidelines;
- employee training materials;
- sustainability reports;
- e-learning texts;
- government resolutions;
- EU directives;
- environmental reports;
- magazine/newspapers articles on politics, economics, history, education, culture, Catholicism etc.


I hold an Elementary Teacher Formation Certificate and a Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy. Moreover, I studied English for several years at the most distinguished English school in my city. I also studied other foreign languages, such as Spanish and German.

Proficiency Certificates:

- Certificate of Proficiency in English by the University of Cambridge.
- DBB Translators' Formation Course

Books translated:

- The Smart Woman's Guide to Career Success, Janet Hauter, Ediouro
- Looking for God, Steven Sadler, Ediouro
- Catholics for a Free Choice Exposed - Dirty Ideas, Dirty Money, HL

CAT Tools: I currently use Trados Studio 2015. It is my favorite CAT tool. However, I have also tried other CAT Tools, such as Wordfast Classic and Wordfast Anywhere.

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Total pts earned: 923
PRO-level pts: 872

Top languages (PRO)
English to Portuguese638
Portuguese to English234
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Law (general)136
Business/Commerce (general)96
Law: Contract(s)91
Finance (general)83
Education / Pedagogy44
Human Resources34
Marketing / Market Research32
Pts in 43 more flds >

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