Working languages:
English to Arabic
Arabic (monolingual)

Ali Al awadi
Technical Legal Translator

Local time: 23:55 EEST (GMT+3)

Native in: Arabic 
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14 Years of Reliable Techincal and Legal Arabic Translation. No Margin of Error.
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Training
Specializes in:
Internet, e-CommercePatents
IT (Information Technology)Law (general)
Law: Contract(s)

English to Arabic - Rates: 0.07 - 0.10 EUR per word / 22 - 25 EUR per hour
Preferred currency EUR
KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 1124, Questions answered: 624, Questions asked: 83
Project History 7 projects entered    7 positive feedback from outsourcers

Payment methods accepted Visa, Wire transfer, PayPal, Check, Skrill
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Glossaries Al-awadi Abbreviations Glossary, Al-awadi Automotive Glossary, Al-awadi Business& Marketing Glossary., Al-awadi Chemical Glossary, Al-awadi Idioms & phrases, Al-awadi Literary Glossary, Al-awadi Medical Glossary, Al-awadi Multimedia and Cinema Glossary, Al-awadi Philosophy Glossary, Al-awadi Psychological Glossary

Translation education Master's degree - Faculty of languages
Experience Years of experience: 22. Registered at Apr 2006. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Arabic (Mansoura University, verified)
English to Arabic (Ain Shams University, verified)
Memberships ATN / APTS, WATA
Software memoQ, Trados Studio 2011, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Wordfast
Forum posts 121 forum posts
CV/Resume CV will be submitted upon request
Events and training
Professional practices Ali Al awadi endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Ali Al-awadi
English>Arabic Translator
Mission Statement

Ali Al-awadi is an English Arabic translator with 14 years of experience. It is his mission and profession to

  1. Convey your message intact.
  2. Bridge the gap between you and the Arabic target audience.
  3. Help you overcome the Arabic language and cultural barriers.

He provides a premium Arabic translation service for a long-term business relationship based on trust, quality and friendliness.

Why Choose Him?
Quality Assurance

Ali Al-awadi provides reliable English-Arabic translation, simultaneous interpreting, editing and validation services in the following fields:

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  • 4 years experience in technical translation: automotive, software, hardware, industrial, home appliances, trouble-shooting guides, data and specifications sheets, service and maintenance manuals, user guides for established worldwide agencies.

  • 3 years experience in MSDS, labeling, GHS and patents translation, reviewing and terminological validation.

  • 2 years technical terminologist (Note: terminologist).

  • Translated and reviewed software engineering manuals.

  • Compiled English-Arabic Aviation Technical Glossary.

  • Translated various research papers on Computer Aided Language Learning (More of a technical than an educational nature).

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  • 3 years hands-on freelance experience in translating contracts, corporate and legal documents.

  • Translated and reviewed passports, certificates, licenses and other legal documents.

  • Translated, reviewed and proofread E-commerce, marketing and website material.

  • 2 years simultaneous interpreter for marketing companies.

  • Translated criminal law and human rights literature.

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1626-arrow_right.gif Academic Qualifications1626-arrow_right.gif Professional Qualifications
  1. MA studies in English-Arabic translation with emphasis on technical and legal translations, 2003.

  2. Post-graduate study in simultaneous interpreting, 2001.

  3. Post-graduate study in advanced Arabic stylistics and linguistics, 2001.

  4. BA in English, 1999.

  5. Certificate of Proficiency in English, 2000.

  6. 9 years in-house and freelance translation experience.

  1. Certified as "Professional Translator" by Arab Professional Translators Society.

  2. Member of Arab Translators Network (ATN-APTS).

  3. Member of Arabic Translation and Intercultural Dialogue Association (ATIDA).

  4. Member of

  5. Member of Arabic Localization Team.

  6. Member of Translators Cafe and many others.

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1192-diploma.gif Having had his degrees and letters of reference verified, sample translations evaluated, qualifications assessed, Mr Al-awadi is certified as a "Professional Translator Who Fulfilled The Criteria of Professionalism". This translates into Quality and Peace of Mind are Guaranteed.

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Why Choose Him?

2158-quality4.jpg Translation is his lifetime profession. Ali Al-awadi is a dedicated and seasoned English Arabic translator who knows his specialities very well, and handles your project impeccably. His attention to detail, strict confidentiality and ability to meet tight deadlines do give him a competitive edge to be a valuable asset to clients. Throughout the project and afterwards, he is always there for you.

  • Native speaker of Arabic.
  • Perfect command of English.
  • Versed in his specialities.
  • Academically qualified.
  • Professionally competent.
  • Well-aware of Arabic cultural sensitivities and Arabic typographical conventions.
1626-arrow_right.gif Confidentiality

Mr Al-awadi is legally and ethically bound to keep any and all information regarding clients strictly confidential. His business is based on professionalism, confidentiality and mutual trust. Any material related to the projects will be carefully stored, returned to you or completely destroyed upon your request.

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Quality Assurance

2293-quality%204.gif Quality is the lifeline to excellence. To translate is not simply to encode and decode between languages, using a translation dictionary as the codebook. Each language has a life of its own; and words can assume certain nuances while casting off others. It is Mr Al-awadi's accurate and timely service that has gained him a reputation as a reliable translator. For over 14 years, he has been adopting a strict quality assurance policy.

  1. Ali Al-awadi translates only into his native Arabic language and handles the projects that fall within his capacity.

  2. Prior to and throughout the translation process, he follows your instructions to the letter.

  3. Any glossaries you may provide are definitely and effectively utilized.

  4. Translations are proofread and double-checked for terminological accuracy and stylistic consistency before delivery; No Margin of Error Is Allowed.

  5. Backed up with native proficiency and high literacy in Arabic, perfect command of English, 10-year full-time freelance translation experience, a first-rate collection of highly specialized reference books, dictionaries and encyclopedias, full access and affiliation to many purely linguistic Arabic forums, Ali Al-awadi can confidently guarantee your satisfaction with a premium service.

Should your project fall outside his capacity, Ali would gladly refer you to another professional fellow translator whom he can trust.

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Following is a sample of clients' feedback about his work. For reasons of confidentiality, any details about their projects would preferably remain undisclosed. However, he would gladly provide references upon request.

  1. Mr Al-awadi is exceptionally fast, polite, accurate, informed and thorough. He even spotted subtle errors in the original English I had missed! Excellent rates& turnaround. I definitely plan to hire him again (Japan).

  2. We are very happy with his services and we hope that he is as happy with our collaboration (Romania).

  3. It was a pleasure working with Ali Al-awadi and we will definitely use his services in the future (Canada).

  4. Translations delivered ahead of schedule. We received a highly positive feedback from our client for Arabic in particular although the texts had been translated into various languages (Romania).

  5. Mr Al-awadi is competent, friendly, very quick and always ready to help. It was a real pleasure to work with him (Belgium).

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2284-pricing1.jpg"Translation prices range from 1 to 10, and while high prices do not necessarily guarantee high quality, we respectfully submit that below a certain level you are unlikely to receive a text that does credit to your company and its products" (ATA).

Translation rates depend on the source/target text word count, technicality and turnaround time. Ali Al-awadi would like to provide you with premium Arabic translation service at an affordable price. For a free quote, please contact him.

Payment Options
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Please note that banks charge highly for wire transfers. Therefore, it is highly recommended to resort to the wire-transfer option only when necessary and/or for relatively large amounts.

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For a language service free quote, and in order to get your urgent, short or long-running project scheduled, please email Ali Al-awadi a quote request. You will shortly get his response.

[email protected]

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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: 1254
PRO-level pts: 1124

Top languages (PRO)
English to Arabic1042
Arabic to English78
Urdu to Arabic4
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Law (general)64
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This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects7
With client feedback7
100% positive (7 entries)

Job type
Language pairs
English to Arabic7
Specialty fields
Media / Multimedia2
IT (Information Technology)2
Photography/Imaging (& Graphic Arts)2
Automotive / Cars & Trucks2
Mechanics / Mech Engineering2
Science (general)1
Military / Defense1
Advertising / Public Relations1
Business/Commerce (general)1
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs1
Law: Contract(s)1
Livestock / Animal Husbandry1
Education / Pedagogy1
Other fields
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