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English to French
French to English
Spanish to French

helene besson
French Linguist at your service !

Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Local time: 15:57 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: French Native in French
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Hello, my name is Helene, I am a fully qualified and registered interpreter & translator based in Liverpool UK. My mother tongue is French. I want to expand and work for new companies, and get the opportunity to show you how good my skills are !
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling
Specializes in:
Law (general)Law: Contract(s)
Law: Taxation & CustomsLaw: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright
Real EstateEducation / Pedagogy
Government / PoliticsTourism & Travel
JournalismCinema, Film, TV, Drama

English to French - Rates: 0.05 - 0.06 GBP per word / 25 - 30 GBP per hour
French to English - Rates: 0.05 - 0.06 GBP per word / 25 - 30 GBP per hour
Spanish to French - Rates: 0.05 - 0.06 GBP per word / 25 - 30 GBP per hour
Spanish to English - Rates: 0.05 - 0.06 GBP per word / 25 - 30 GBP per hour
Preferred currency GBP
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 12, Questions answered: 16
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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 3
Translation education Bachelor's degree - UNIVERSITY OF FRANCHE COMTE - FRANCE
Experience Years of translation experience: 17. Registered at Jul 2008. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to French (Chartered Institute of Linguists)
English to French (Institute of Translation and Interpreting)
English to French (National Register of Public Service Interpreters)
French to English (Chartered Institute of Linguists)
French to English (Institute of Translation and Interpreting)

Memberships ITI, CIOL, NRPSI
Software Adobe Acrobat, Lingotek, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume English (DOC)
Professional practices helene besson endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
I am a fully qualified and registered free lance legal/business interpreter and translator with over 12 years experience.

I have a BA. Hons in Applied Languages and Translation (ENGLISH / SPANISH INTO FRENCH).
I have a translation diploma (ENGLISH into FRENCH AND SPANISH).
University of Franche-Comte - BESANCON - FRANCE - 1992
Postgraduate degree in Education [Postgraduate General Certificate in Education- Secondary Education - FRENCH AND SPANISH] - University of Liverpool - UK - 1996.

I am on the National Register of Public Service Interpreter for FRENCH (NRPSI - Registration number: 01254).
I hold the DPSI in FRENCH (Diploma in Public Service Interpreting) - ENGLISH law option.
I am a full member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists - UK- (MCIL - Registration number: 024985)
I am a full member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting - UK - (MITI - Registration number: 00010991).

My main field of expertise is legal translation / interpretation.
Simoultaneous / conference interpreting; ad-hoc; consecutive.

I also have 13 years experience with telephone and conference interpreting (medical, legal, local government, general) for governmental agencies and private businesses.

I regularly interpret as a conference interpreter for international and UK based private companies - (references available).

I translate / interpret for the UK Government Agencies and UK Law Enforcement Agencies; Legal firms; Social Services; small, medium and large private businesses in the UK and on the continent.

I interpret and translate in the following fields: Business, Commercial, Contracts, Criminal, Immigration, LEGAL (any type of legal work), Medical, Tourism.

I also translate marriage and divorce certificates, birth and death certificates, educational certificates, power of attorneys, deeds and titles, affidiavits and reports, medical and forensic reports, Crown Court papers and bundles.

I hold an up to date enhanced CRB [Criminal Record Bureau] check & UK Police checks. I am cleared up to Counter Terrorist Check level. Confidentiality is absolutely paramount in all my interpreting / translation work.

In March 2007, I was selected to be the interpreter for Jacques Barrot during an official visit to a leading transport company in Liverpool when he was the Vice-President of the European Commission in charge of transport.

In May 2008, I was selected by Liverpool City Council to be the official interpreter to interpret (simultaneous) at a conference in Liverpool for the launch of European Neighbours' Day (la fete des voisins - immeubles en fete - Atanase Perifan [Founder]) as part of the celebrations for Liverpool Capital of Culture 2008.

In August 2008, I was selected by France Culture Radio to interpret simoultaneously live on a France Culture Radio Program (Lumieres d' Aout - Aude Lavigne) about Liverpool Capital of Culture 2008.

I also have been called by Liverpool and Everton Football Clubs on several occasions to interpret for their top players .

High quality, fast and reliable service.
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Profile last updated
Oct 22, 2014

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