Working languages:
Polish to English
Spanish to English

John McCarthy
Diploma in Legal/Financial Translation

Torun, Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Poland
Local time: 15:23 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: English (Variants: US, UK) 
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Subtitling, MT post-editing, Transcription, Project management, Copywriting
Specializes in:
Law (general)Law: Contract(s)
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVsLaw: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright
Law: Taxation & CustomsFinance (general)
InsuranceInvestment / Securities
Advertising / Public RelationsAccounting

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 8, Questions answered: 6, Questions asked: 14
Payment methods accepted Wire transfer, PayPal | Send a payment via ProZ*Pay
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Translation education Master's degree - Uniwersytet Mikołaja Kopernika, Toruń, Poland
Experience Years of experience: 8. Registered at Nov 2012. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Polish to English (Uniwersytet Mikolaja Kopernika)
Spanish to English (University of Manchester)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, MateCat, memoQ, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
Conference participation Conferences attendedProZ/TV Credential
Professional practices John McCarthy endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Polish / Spanish – English Translator

Legal / financial translator living in Toruń, Poland, with a postgraduate diploma in legal and financial translation (Polish – English, English – Polish) from the Nicholas Copernicus University in Toruń (Poland) and a Bachelors’ degree in English literature and Spanish language studies from the University of Manchester (UK). One year’s experience of full time work in the translation industry for both agencies and private clients. Experienced user of SDL Trados CAT tool and capable of translating up to 2500 - 3000 words per day.

Professional Experience:

Both an independent translator and a translator for various agencies. Experienced in translating a variety of texts, e.g: legal contracts, court documents, certificates, lawyer’s abstracts, financial reports and financial agreements. Available to work on larger projects: recently proofread and edited a Polish-English translation of a 300 page pharmaceutical paper, large sections of which still required translation, and also completed a 20,000 word translation of a technical health and safety document from Spanish to English.
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Total pts earned: 8
(All PRO level)

Language (PRO)
Polish to English8
Top general fields (PRO)
Top specific fields (PRO)
Business/Commerce (general)4
Law (general)4

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Profile last updated
Feb 17

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