Working languages:
English to Spanish
Spanish to English

Pablo Contreras
El poder de la palabra correcta

United Kingdom
Local time: 19:50 GMT (GMT+0)

Native in: Spanish (Variants: Standard-Spain, Chilean) Native in Spanish
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, MT post-editing, Transcription
Specializes in:
ReligionLaw (general)

English to Spanish - Rates: 0.07 - 0.10 GBP per word / 25 - 30 GBP per hour
Spanish to English - Rates: 0.07 - 0.10 GBP per word / 25 - 30 GBP per hour
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 40, Questions answered: 38
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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 4
Translation education Bachelor's degree - London Metropolitan University
Experience Years of translation experience: 20. Registered at Dec 2008. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Spanish (L.MET UN)
English to Spanish (Chartered Institute of Linguists)
Memberships N/A
TeamsKINGDOM: Global Network of Christian Translators and Interpreters
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, OmegaT, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume English (PDF)
Professional practices Pablo Contreras endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).


I am a linguist and a full-time professional English-Spanish / Spanish-English translator and interpreter with more than 14 years of experience in translation, interpreting, proofreading and transcribing.


-Diploma in Translation, Merit (Chartered Institute of Linguists, London)

-BA (Hons) Applied Translation, 2:1 (London Metropolitan University, London)

-Diploma in Introduction to Community Translation, Mary Ward


-Marketing, administration, management, family law (press releases, newsletters, business plans, leaflets, brochures, surveys, web content, terms and conditions of business, codes of practice)

-Media, multimedia, journalism, mass communication (press articles)

-Public and social service, local and national government, ( reports, press releases, programmes, strategies, leaflets, brochures)

-CVs, diplomas, job correspondence (letters of application, letters of offer)

-Internet, web content

-Certificates (birth certificates, marriage certificates)

RECENT JOBS (English-Spanish/Spanish-English):

-Legal: family law: witness statements, interpreting at family law proceedings
-Public services: leaflet
-Birth certificates, marriage certificates
-Theology: translations for the Gospel Foundation,


Significant projects:
• Cambio de Ritmo “The Finish Line” (Jaime Fernandez Garrido). Translation of the February and other days sections. (

• Translation of radio broadcasting programmes for the HCJB station for the Beijing Olympics 2008 and the South African World Cup 2010.

• Marketing: Bodybrite’s handbook and design handbook

• “Stop the Traffik. Teacher’s handbook” Stop the Traffik. (

• “Cambiando Vidas” handbook

Other translation jobs (including contracts, agreements, social service documents, legal texts (esp. family law, statements), promotional and informational materials. My clients have included various UK based agencies, London Borough of Merton, London Borough of Lambeth and others.

-Reviewing, proofreading and quality-checking of translations.

-Media: Bodybrite’s advertising clips. Stop the Traffik powerpoint files

-Web content: AMEMOS website (

-School certificates, diplomas, birth certificates, marriage certificates…

-Transcription and translation of SCOAN Church material.

-Architecture ( brochures)

I am a very flexible and fast learner with proven abilities of self-development and effective resource seeking and analysis; willing to take up new challenges and develop expertise in other fields.
Keywords: spanish to english, english to spanish, literature, current affairs, politics, theology, family law, immigration law

Profile last updated
Oct 1, 2015

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