Member since Feb '09

Working languages:
English to Russian
English to Latvian
Latvian to Russian
Latvian to English
Russian to English

Valentina Obuhova
MCIL, DipTrans (CIOL, UK), MA

RIGA, Riga, Latvia
Local time: 08:53 EET (GMT+2)

Native in: Russian Native in Russian
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EU-based legal translator with UK CIOL Diploma in Translation (level 7 - Postgraduate/Masters - in the UK Qualifications Framework) and Latvian MA (magna cum laude) in translation.
Over 20 years experience in the translation industry.


Demonstrated history of producing accurate, timely translations meeting customers’ guidelines.

I have been working as a full-time freelance translator since 1998 and have experience in the following areas: law, banking, courts, insurance, corporate documents, personal documents.

I live in Latvia.
I am always connected to the Internet, working at home.
I can deliver on weekends.
I accept PayPal and Skrill payments, and bank transfers.

MCIL (Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists, UK): MCIL profile
IoL Postgraduate Diploma in Translation for Russian - general, law and business (2007, 1 distinction and 1 merit).

Member of UTR (Union of Translators of Russia).
Certified translator.
Working for law firms, banks, notaries, translation agencies, the industrial sector.

Recent jobs

LV>EN: Latvia's Plan for the Development of Alternative Fuels (client - Latvian translation agency)
EN>LV: Power of attorney (client - local law firm)
LV>EN: Railway tender documentation (client - local law firm)
LV>RU: Annual Book of a charitable foundation (client - local bank)
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: 168
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Top languages (PRO)
English to Russian82
Russian to English32
Latvian to English24
Latvian to Russian22
English to Latvian8
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Law/Patents63
Other56
Bus/Financial25
Medical16
Tech/Engineering4
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Law (general)43
Law: Contract(s)40
Finance (general)20
Medical (general)12
Aerospace / Aviation / Space8
Economics8
Other8
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