Member since Jun '10

Working languages:
Slovak to English
Czech to English
English to Slovak
English to Czech
English (monolingual)

Milada Major
Sworn Translator (SLK‹›ENG‹›CZE)

Bratislava, Bratislavsky kraj, Slovakia
Local time: 05:05 CET (GMT+1)

Native in: Slovak Native in Slovak
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Software localization, Subtitling, Project management
Specializes in:
Law (general)Law: Contract(s)
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVsLaw: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright
Law: Taxation & CustomsBusiness/Commerce (general)
Finance (general)Insurance
AccountingIT (Information Technology)

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 155, Questions answered: 82
Project History 5 projects entered

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Translation education Master's degree - Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia
Experience Years of experience: 26. Registered at Jan 2009. Became a member: Jun 2010. Certified PRO certificate(s)
Credentials Slovak to English (Ministry of Justice of the Slovak Republic)
English to Slovak (Ministry of Justice of the Slovak Republic)
Czech to English (Ministry of Justice of the Slovak Republic)
English (University of Cambridge, ILEC)
Czech to English (Chamber of Court Appointed Int. & Trans., Prague , verified)

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Software Adobe Acrobat, Helium, Idiom, LocStudio, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
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Professional practices Milada Major endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Milada Major, Bratislava, Slovakia
Sworn Translator (Slovak‹›English‹›Czech)
(appointed by the Ministry of Justice of the Slovak Republic)

Master of Arts in the Slovak Language and Literature and Modern Non-Slavic Philology and English Language and Literature, Comenius University, Bratislava

Additional Qualifications:
- Certificate in the EU Legal Terminology (intensive course on the EU law and language), Academia Istropolitana Nova, Svätý Jur, Slovak Republic;
- Certificate in Legal English for Businessmen and Managers, Valens, Bratislava, Slovak Republic;
- Certificate in the Minimum Training for Legal Translators and Interpreters, Economic University, Experts' Institute, Bratislava, Slovak Republic;
- Certificate in Criminal Law, Masaryk University, Faculty of Law, Brno, Czech Republic;
- Certificate in Law Training provided by the Chamber of Court Appointed Interpreters and Translators of the Czech Republic
- International Legal English Certificate, University of Cambridge
- Sworn translator from/into Slovak, Czech and English, Ministry of Justice of the Slovak Republic
- Certificate of Proficiency in Czech (C1 level)
- New Czech Code of Civil Procedure, the Chamber of Court Appointed Interpreters and Translators of the Czech Republic
- Administrative Law and Construction Law, the Chamber of Court Appointed Interpreters and Translators of the Czech Republic, Prague, Czech Republic
- Law Courses, Juraj Kotrusz, lawyer and sworn translator, Nitra, Slovak Republic

Translation and Interpreting Experience:
- twenty-one years' in-house and freelance translation experience (for law firms, Slovak courts, Ministry of Justice, translation agencies and other companies and private individuals), - eight years' in-house translation experience at a bank,
- two years' in-house software localization and proofreading experience at a renowned IT company,
- teaching English and Slovak,
- consecutive and simultaneous interpreting (the SR Government Office, Ministry of Transport, Posts and Telecommunications, Ministry of Construction and Regional Development, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Education, EU meetings, Národná diaľničná spoločnosť (National Highway Company), Slovenské diaľnice (Slovak Highways), SASP (Slovak Association of Insurance Brokers), IBM, corporate workshops and seminars, press conferences, etc.).

Fields of Expertise:
Law (common, civil, property, company, labour, criminal, contracts), legal correspondence, birth, marriage and death certificates, criminal records bureau disclosures, diplomas, banking, IT, and other.

English, French, linguistics, psychology, law, travelling, sightseeing, hiking, good food and wine, theatre, galleries and museums, concerts and music festivals, spa breaks, power yoga, etc.

References available on request.

Milada Major

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Total pts earned: 159
PRO-level pts: 155

Top languages (PRO)
Czech to English70
English to Slovak42
Slovak to English40
French to Slovak3
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Top specific fields (PRO)
Law (general)44
Finance (general)22
Business/Commerce (general)12
Engineering (general)6
Education / Pedagogy4
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Profile last updated
Jul 14, 2020

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