Member since May '12

Working languages:
English to Portuguese
Portuguese to English
French to English
German to English
Spanish to English

John Kingsmore
US/UK,legally qualified MA(Ox), LLB, LPC

Native in: English (Variants: UK, US) Native in English
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter
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Blue Board affiliation:
Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Subtitling, MT post-editing, Transcription, Training, Project management, Vendor management, Sales, Operations management
Specializes in:
Law: Contract(s)Law: Taxation & Customs
Law (general)Business/Commerce (general)
InsuranceReal Estate
Law: Patents, Trademarks, CopyrightPatents
EconomicsGames / Video Games / Gaming / Casino

English to Portuguese - Rates: 0.08 - 0.09 GBP per word / 30 - 40 GBP per hour
Portuguese to English - Rates: 0.08 - 0.09 GBP per word / 30 - 40 GBP per hour
French to English - Rates: 0.08 - 0.09 GBP per word / 30 - 40 GBP per hour
German to English - Rates: 0.09 - 0.11 GBP per word / 30 - 40 GBP per hour
Spanish to English - Rates: 0.08 - 0.09 GBP per word / 30 - 40 GBP per hour

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 32, Questions answered: 28, Questions asked: 17
Blue Board entries made by this user  8 entries

Payment methods accepted PayPal, Money order, Wire transfer, Western union
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 17
Translation education Master's degree - Oxford University
Experience Years of experience: 23. Registered at Oct 2007. Became a member: May 2012. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials English to Portuguese (University of Oxford)
Portuguese to English (University of Oxford)
French to English (University of Oxford)
German to English (University of Oxford)
Spanish to English (University of Oxford)

Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Frontpage, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Passolo, Powerpoint, SDL Online Translation Editor, SDL TRADOS, SDLX, Wordfast
Professional practices John Kingsmore endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE AND EDUCATION St Catherine’s College, University of Oxford MA: 2.1 – Allan Bullock Award; Mensa IQ 163

BPP University College, London LLB (Hons): 2.1 – highest recorded mark in any BPP Company Law written assessment
LPC: Commendation – electives in Insurance Law, Advanced Litigation, Commercial and IP law

Translating and proofreading legal documents and transcripts from and into Portuguese, German and French: annual reports, contracts and sub-contracts, public tenders, employment contracts, insurance contracts, Charter Parties, etc;
• Interpreter for NHS clients.
• Clients include: Coca-Cola, Shell, Petrobras, the Brazilian Air Force, FenderCare, Lincas, Odebrecht, New York attorneys, a mining company from the Congo, Moroccan telecom, etc.
Currently: recent translation examples:
• Charter Party contracts for Service Vessels between UK supplier, the Angolan subsidiary and clients [shipping, Portuguese]
• Pre-trial Directions Submissions for a semiconductor company, concerning international jurisdiction [employment, French]
• A Swiss Share Transfer Agreement [corporate, French]
• The decision of an Austrian appellate court [EU/ECJ Directives, German]
• Disclosure documentation for international litigation [German]
• Overnight Family Court translation - a French divorce translation for Israeli client
• Witness statement civil litigation translation; German to English
• Media: WWII documentary translation: French/English
• Emergency amended contract translation, German to English
• IP: international Lexis Nexis translation:
• Shipping Contract Translation from Italian into English.
• Moroccan Service Level Agreement, IT translation.
• Austin, Texas, urgent contract translation from French into US English.
• Ramat Gan, Tel Aviv, urgent translation from French to English, family court.
• Senegalese Civil and Criminal appellate court decisions, French
• Democratic Republic of the Congo mining Joint Venture Agreement, French
• Scientific academic research publication, German
• Brazilian Airport construction public tender, Portuguese
• German marketing publication
• French engineering tender
• Austrian Real Estate contract
• German research thesis translation
• Guinea Word Bank Risk Assessment, French
• German tax transparency Due Diligence criteria
• Swiss local government work experience documentation
• Angolan subsidiary contract, Portuguese
• Belgian telecommunications tender, French
• French insurance employee documentation
• Medical product marketing brochure, German
• Brazilian pay slips, birth certificates, etc.
• French asset management marketing materials
• Hungarian customs communications, German
• Corporate anti-bribery policies, Portuguese
• Belgian industrial tribunal proceedings, French
• Television commercial terms and conditions, Portuguese
• Law firm legal correspondence, declarations, etc., French
• Private equity press release, French
• French cosmetics employee relations communication, French
• Wood packaging treatment protocol, German
• Polish/Swedish air heater license agreement, German
• Swiss mobile Service Level Agreement, German
• Belgian editorial, French
• Corporate, industrial tribunal, French
• Angolan shipping documentation, Portuguese
• Corporate compliance and audit documentation, Portuguese
• Logistics tender/contracts, Portuguese
• Portuguese automotive marketing communications
• Brazilian aviation/aerospace tenders, technical specifications

Professional: PRINCE2, Six Sigma, MCIPS
Languages: English, Portuguese, German and French
IT: HTML, Microsoft Office, Sabre, Galileo, Lawtel, PLC and LexisNexis
This user has reported completing projects in the following job categories, language pairs, and fields.

Project History Summary
Total projects3
With client feedback0
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Job type
Language pairs
Portuguese to English1
German to English1
French to English1
Specialty fields
Business/Commerce (general)3
Law (general)2
Law: Contract(s)2
International Org/Dev/Coop1
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVs1
Other fields
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