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: 01:01 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: Slovak Native in Slovak
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This person is a top KudoZ point holder in Slovak to English, Czech to English, English to Slovak
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
Project DetailsProject SummaryCorroboration

Volume: 999 pages
Czech to English
Slovak to English
Judgments/Court Decisions/Resolutions

claimant/plaintiff, defendant/respondent, applicant (insolvency), petitioner (bankrupcy), apellant, solicitor, barrister, in-house counsel, (defense) counsel, lawyer, attorney, expert witness, bar, panel, tribunal, judge, arbiter, writ, brief, notice, pleading, affidavit, motion, injunction, complaint, appeal, appellate review, answer, case, docket, civil procedure, criminal procedure, procedural error, circulation, comments, proceeding, hearing, trial, litigation, appellate, district, regional, supreme, constitutional court, competent, jurisdiction, subject matter, local, government, ministry, justice, interior, foreign affairs, health, education, construction, development, economy, finance, authority, law, act, bill, amendment, statute, decree, directive, ordinance, regulation, rule, civil code, commercial code, rights, obligations, remedies, relief, discharge, sentence, imprison, punish, penalty, sanction, final decision, dismiss, acknowledge, adjudicate, decide, contest, challenge, allege, company, corporate, contracts, employment, sale, real property, intellectual property, competition law, copyright, infringe, interfere, breach, violate, commit, crime, against, offense, tort, money laundering, complicit, accessory, accomplice liability, assistance, evidence, search warrant, constitution, protection, ownership, business, bilateral international agreements for the promotion and protection of investments

Law (general)
 No comment.

Volume: 1000 pages
Czech to English
Slovak to English

contract, agreement, treaty, formation, offer, acceptance, consideration, freedom, misrepresentation, unilateral, bilateral, third party, contracting parties, elements, contractual terms, conditions, warranty, introductory, final, provisions, clause, subject matter, term, duration, price, payment, invoice, liability, compensatory, nominal, punitive, exemplary, damages, severability, governing law, arbitration, interpretation, force majeur, entire, force, effect, witness, distress, duress, freedom of contract, act and deed, sign, interpretation, express, explicit, implied, innominate, status, legal capacity, void, voidable, unenforceable, ineffective, rescind, withdraw, terminate, discharge, etc.

Law: Contract(s)
 No comment.

Volume: 10000 pages
Duration: Nov 2000 to Nov 2010
Slovak to English
Bank documents

terms and conditions, business, annual report, financial statements, income statement, balance sheet, cash flow, auditor's report, notes, register, object of business, articles of association, memorandum of association, articles of incorporation, statutes, by-laws, banking act, client contracts, agreements, services, service charges, fees, tariff, offer, business correspondence, internal reports, corporate policy, rules, code of ethics, client segmentation, CIF, retail, corporate, SME, large, IRB approach, BASEL, credit risk, current, account, term deposit, balance, interest, conversion, rate, currency, cut-off, payment, transaction, transfer, cross-border, Schengen, SWISS code, message, IBAN, e-banking, products, portfolio, service, saving, loan, credit facility, mortgage, collateral, consumer, overdraft, trade finance, letters of credit, guarantee, treasury, derivatives, investments, MiFID, financial instruments, factoring, cash pooling, credit, debit, cards, Western Union, securities, safe deposits, night depositories, branch, ATM, POS, etc.

Finance (general)
 No comment.

Volume: 150 pages
Duration: Jul 2009
Slovak to English
150 Page Annual Report

Annual Report, Financial Statements, Balance Sheet, Income Statement, Cash Flow Statement, Advertising Material, Corporate Image Promotion, Media

Environment & Ecology, Business/Commerce (general), Accounting
 No comment.

Volume: 70 pages
Completed: Feb 2009
Slovak to English
70 Page Ultrasonic Cleaner Manual

Ultrasonic Cleaner, Cleaning Process Characteristics (cavitation), Design and Operating Principle (ultrasound conducting fluid (an aqueous or organic solvent), ultrasound generating transducer, ultrasonic waves cavitation, temperatures, pressures, ultrasonic agitation, Cleaning Solution (surfactant), Uses (industrial cleaning, medical and dental techniques, cleaning solution)

Mechanics / Mech Engineering, Mechanics / Mech Engineering, Physics
 No comment.

Payment methods accepted Visa, MasterCard, Wire transfer, PayPal
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)

Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Helium, Idiom, LocStudio, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
Events and training
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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Law (general)44
Finance (general)22
Business/Commerce (general)12
Engineering (general)6
Marketing / Market Research4
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