Working languages:
English to Portuguese
Portuguese to English
Spanish to Portuguese

Dra. Teresa Bernardes
Accurate, timely, professional,demanding

Carnaxide, Portugal
Local time: 07:10 WEST (GMT+1)

Native in: English Native in English, Portuguese Native in Portuguese
  • Send message through MSN IM
Feedback from
clients and colleagues

on Willingness to Work Again info
12 positive reviews

 Your feedback
  Display standardized information
To Whom It May Concern:

I´m a British/Portuguese senior translator with 35 years experience living in Portugal. I´m fluent in English (mother tongue level), Portuguese (mother tongue level) German, and Spanish (Instituto Cervantes). For the last 35 years, I´ve worked for several of the largest Portuguese publishers such as the Bertelsmann Group) (all Konsalik novels and several other authors), Presença, Temas e Debates and others. I also work as senior freelancer for CLEPUL (Lisbon University) translating the minute books of held Conferences for publishing in the UK.

I specialize as well in technical Translations and I currently work for Transperfect, Applied Language Solutions, CPSL (Spain), KJInternational (USA), TranslateMedia (UK), SDL (Poland), Vanenberg (Greece), Eurideas (Belgium), Universe Technical Translations (USA) translations on Oil & Gas = Petroleum, Zelenka (Czechoslovakia), Morote Translations (Spain) among many others.

One of my main areas of expertise is Life Sciences, Medicine/Pharma because I attended Medical School for 4 years and also worked as Translator for the Medical and Pharma departments of Pfizer Inc.. Moreover, I worked for 3 of the largest Patent and Trademarks Portuguese firms. (Type of documents: clinical trials, patents (medicine, chemistry, biochemistry, genetics and others), veterinary classes, and protocols)
Currently and for the last 4 years, I have been working for Transperfect on a daily basis and focusing on clinical protocols, clinical trials and all kinds of pharmaceutical documents.

Medicine, Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-), Business/Commerce (general), Medical: Cardiology, Chemistry, Oil & Gas = Petroleum, Philosophy, Turism and Travel among others.

Best regards
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: 408
PRO-level pts: 404

Top languages (PRO)
English to Portuguese116
Portuguese to English93
Spanish to English56
German to Portuguese24
French to English24
Pts in 10 more pairs >
Top general fields (PRO)
Social Sciences32
Pts in 4 more flds >
Top specific fields (PRO)
Medical (general)93
Education / Pedagogy24
Mechanics / Mech Engineering16
Law: Contract(s)16
Construction / Civil Engineering16
Cooking / Culinary12
Pts in 33 more flds >

See all points earned >
Keywords: translator, tradutor, revisor, proofreader, linguist, fast service, accuracy, timely, editing,

Profile last updated
Dec 10, 2019