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Petra Molenaar
Experienced interpreter/legal translator

Native in: Dutch (Variant: Netherlands) Native in Dutch
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May 29, 2020 (posted via  Sworn translation ...more, + 1 other entry »
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Software localization, Voiceover (dubbing), Training, Project management, Vendor management, Sales, Operations management
Specializes in:
Law (general)Business/Commerce (general)
Law: Taxation & CustomsLaw: Contract(s)
Finance (general)Computers (general)
Computers: SoftwareJournalism

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 131, Questions answered: 108, Questions asked: 162
Project History 127 projects entered    1 positive feedback from outsourcers    3 positive feedback from colleagues

Blue Board entries made by this user  7 entries

Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, Check | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Translation education Other - SIGV and Law degree
Experience Years of experience: 19. Registered at May 2002. Became a member: Jun 2002.
Credentials Dutch to English (Stichting Instituut van Gerechtstolken en -vertalers, verified)
English to Dutch (Stichting Instituut van Gerechtstolken en -vertalers, verified)
Dutch (Stichting Instituut van Gerechtstolken en -vertalers)
English (Stichting Instituut van Gerechtstolken en -vertalers)
Memberships SIGV
Software Across, Adobe Acrobat, memoQ, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Passolo, Powerpoint, Protemos, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Wordfast, XTM
CV/Resume CV available upon request
Professional practices Petra Molenaar endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Professional objectives
  • Meet new translation company clients
  • Meet new end/direct clients
  • Network with other language professionals
  • Find trusted individuals to outsource work to
  • Get help with terminology and resources
  • Learn more about translation / improve my skills
  • Learn more about additional services I can provide my clients
  • Stay up to date on what is happening in the language industry
  • Buy or learn new work-related software
  • Improve my productivity
I am an experienced translator and a certified (sworn) court interpreter. I also have a degree in law. I am listed in the Register beëdigde tolken en vertalers (Rbtv) ( and you can find me in the register of the SIGV I specialize in legal, marketing, and business translations and all types of legal, judicial and court interpretations (e.g. litigation, divorce, asylum, witness hearings, police interrogations and criminal cases). I will gladly send you my full resume.

My experience includes the translation of all types of legal and business documents including, but not limited to, court proceedings, contracts, deeds, employment and general business contracts, pension letters, bye-laws, articles of incorporation, general conditions of sale, legal correspondence, judgments, arbitration awards, website content, etc. I have also translated marketing materials, newspaper articles, and general business documents. I provide summary translations and website content.

As far as interpretation work is concerned, these days you can find me in court practically on a daily basis. I interpret during civil law court hearings and in criminal cases. I have also interpreted during police interrogatons, large conferences, trade fairs and business meetings. I'll be happy to provide you with an overview of my assignments.
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: 162
PRO-level pts: 131

Top languages (PRO)
Dutch to English60
English to Dutch60
Top general fields (PRO)
Top specific fields (PRO)
Law: Contract(s)8
Finance (general)6
Transport / Transportation / Shipping4
Human Resources4
Real Estate4
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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects127
With client feedback1
100% positive (1 entry)

Job type
Language pairs
Dutch to English71
English to Dutch61
Specialty fields
Law (general)58
Law: Contract(s)41
Finance (general)19
Human Resources10
Business/Commerce (general)8
Real Estate8
Computers (general)6
Computers: Software6
International Org/Dev/Coop5
Investment / Securities5
Law: Taxation & Customs5
Media / Multimedia4
IT (Information Technology)4
Computers: Systems, Networks3
Internet, e-Commerce2
Transport / Transportation / Shipping2
Other fields
Marketing / Market Research10
Advertising / Public Relations5
Medical (general)4
Government / Politics3
Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino3
Construction / Civil Engineering2
Law: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright2
Cosmetics, Beauty2
Aerospace / Aviation / Space2
Medical: Pharmaceuticals2
Medical: Health Care2
Food & Drink2
Petroleum Eng/Sci1
Engineering (general)1
Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting1
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs1
Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.1
Education / Pedagogy1
Energy / Power Generation1
Names (personal, company)1
Printing & Publishing1
Tourism & Travel1
Esoteric practices1
Keywords: Law, Legal, Business, Financial, Marketing, Contracts, Books, Deeds, Certificates, Education, civil-law notary, criminal and civil cases, conferences, Interpretation, juridisch, tolk, accounting, verzekering, insurance, onroerend goed, real estate, media, computer, internet, software, voice work, voice-over, recording, narrating, sub-titling, ondertiteling

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May 6, 2020

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