Member since Feb '18

Working languages:
English to Arabic

George Soliman
Legal & official docs; religious texts

Jizah, Al Jizah, Egypt
Local time: 04:37 EET (GMT+2)

Native in: Arabic Native in Arabic
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Mar 3 (posted via ProZ.com):  I am now translating a contract of agency for a pharmaceutical company from English into Arabic, 10563 words. ...more, + 1 other entry »
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading
Expertise
Specializes in:
Law: Contract(s)Law: Patents, Trademarks, Copyright

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 16, Questions answered: 24
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Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Translation education Bachelor's degree - Bachelor's degree in the field of translation. I was the top of the English department for four successive years. After a few months I'll get my Master degree in tran. from the most reputable faculty of translation in Egypt (Al-Alsun Faculty).
Experience Years of translation experience: 18. Registered at ProZ.com: Jan 2018. Became a member: Feb 2018.
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Credentials English to Arabic (The American University in Cairo)
English to Arabic (Ain Shams University (Faculty of Al-Alsun))
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Software CafeTran Espresso, Microsoft Word, Wordfast
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Bio

PROFILE:

A professional and dynamic Translator/Interpreter with a wide range of experience in legal/business and religious domains (i.e. translating legal texts, contracts and official documents, as well as religious texts) from English into Arabic and vice versa. Dedicated to maintaining high quality standards.

 

Languages:

1-                Arabic: Mother tongue

2-                English: Fluent in written and spoken English language

 

Nationality: Egyptian

 

Education:

-                     I am a graduate of English language schools. 

-                     I got B.A in English Language and Literature from the Higher Institute for Languages at Heliopolis, May 1999, with general score "Excellent with Honour". Besides, I have been the top of the English Department for four successive years.

 

Postgraduate studies:

-                     I finished two MA preparatory years and registered my MA thesis in the field of English Linguistics and Translation, at Al-Alsun Faculty (English department)  Ain Shams University  in 2014. This is the most reputable college of linguistics and translation in Egypt. I am about to get my master degree from Al-Alsun in translation within a few months.

 

Other studies:

-                     I finished the highest interpretation certificate at the American University in Cairo (AUC), namely, “Professional Certificate in Simultaneous Interpreting”. Through the certificate fourteen 3-month courses, I further developed my skills of simultaneous, consecutive and at-sight interpretation from English into Arabic and vice versa. As part of this certificate, I have studied a whole 3-month course of UN terminology.

 

 

Career History:

-                     1st September, 1999 until 15th April, 2000: Working as Translator for Mercedes Center, a company for importing Mercedes spare parts.

 

-                     April till August 2000: Freelance translator in different fields.

 

-                     As of 3rd September 2000 to January 2017: Working as Translator for Plan International – Egypt (a London-based international humanitarian organization)

 

Main tasks:

1-                Translating all legal and official documents that are related to Al-Jizah Program Unit:

a- Employment contracts

b- Lease contracts

c- Partnership protocols

d- Community development projects

e- Follow up / Final reports about development programs and relevant interventions.

f-        Requests on the SAP program.

g- Budget modifications

h- E-mail messages

2- Interpreting for international staff members / donors / sponsors / auditors during field visits, meetings, events and conferences.

3- Taking part in managing the Program Unit as a PU Management Team member.

Experience in the field of translating legal/business texts:

 

In addition to the aforementioned job tasks as a Translator for Plan Egypt, I worked for more than 18 years as a freelance translator, mainly from English into Arabic, and sometimes vice versa, in the legal and business domains. I translated hundreds of translation projects, which include, but are not limited to, the following:

-                     Rental contracts

-                     Judicial verdicts

-                     Commercial arbitration cases (memorandums that are conducted by the lawyers of plaintiffs/defendants)

-                     Agreements of merger by absorption

-                     Commercial agency agreements

-                     Credit agreements

-                     Settlement agreements


-                Internal official documents of companies/institutions (HR policy / End-of- service plan / Labour contracts / Internal regulations / Agreement for conducting feasibility studies … etc.)

-                     Egyptian Tennis Federation Statute

-                     Preliminary contract of sale

-                         Loan contract

-                     Business correspondences / e-mails.

-                     Business development reports.

-                     Receipts / vouchers

-                     Certificates of birth/death/graduation … etc.

-                     “Request for service abroad of judicial or extrajudicial documents”

-                         Curriculum Vitae

- Many religious Christian articles (spiritual doctrines / theology)

 

Other skills:

-                     Time management

-                     Capable of prioritizing

-                     Flexible and open to learning

-                     High communication and interpersonal skills.

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Keywords: Arabic, legal, patents and contracts


Profile last updated
Jun 5



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