Member since Jan '16

Working languages:
Japanese to English
English (monolingual)
Japanese (monolingual)

Patrick Hideo Kirby
JA-EN Financial and Legal Translation

London, United Kingdom
Local time: 01:21 BST (GMT+1)

Native in: English Native in English
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Editing/proofreading, Subtitling, Translation, Transcreation, Website localization
Specializes in:
Advertising / Public RelationsFinance (general)
EconomicsBusiness/Commerce (general)
Investment / SecuritiesMarketing / Market Research
Law: Contract(s)General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters
Law (general)Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 44, Questions answered: 27, Questions asked: 7
Payment methods accepted PayPal, Visa, MasterCard, Wire transfer
Experience Years of experience: 4. Registered at Jan 2016. Became a member: Jan 2016.
Credentials Japanese (SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies - Univ. of London), verified)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, MemSource Cloud, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, SDL TRADOS
CV/Resume CV available upon request
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I am a native English speaker and Director at Crescent Translations Limited, a provider of specialist financial translation and localisation services for Japanese corporate and public sector clients. 

Previously, I was a Director at a major European investment bank, with a 25 year career as an equity investment analyst in the City of London. This included five years at Nikko Securities, one of the Japanese "Big Four" securities houses.

Specialist subject areas include investor relations; regulatory filings; capital markets;  pensions; insurance; financial reports & accounts; tax filings and audits; cryptocurrencies; patents; corporate litigation; articles of incorporation; compliance & anti-trust; M&A due diligence; sale and concession agreements; leases.  

I was educated at Oxford University and SOAS, London (Diploma in Communicative Japanese).

I was born in Tokyo and am now based in London, UK.

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Sep 21

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