Relevant Experience (1989 – present)

Freelance interpreting and translating - English/Portuguese (occasionally Dutch)

• Simultaneous, consecutive and liaison interpreting

• Business and Escort Interpreting, Language Support

• Face-to-face, video and telephone interpreting.

Specialisations:  Legal - Criminal, Civil and Employment Law, Immigration, Legal Documentation.

My clients include various governmental, commercial and private companies including:

  • Metropolitan Police Service and other Law Enforcement agencies 
  • UK Visas and Immigration, HM Customs and Excise
  • Courts & Tribunals/Crown Prosecution Service
  • Legal firms / Solicitors / Barristers' Chambers 
  • Insurance Companies
  • Social Services
  • Health Services (including Psychiatric Assessments)
  • Corporate and Individual Meetings

Translating – English and Portuguese (Brazilian) including Letters of Request, police reports, defence and witness statements, reports for courts, judgements, sentences, certificates and qualifications. Also technical and users' manuals. 

As a Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIoL) and of other professional bodies, I can also provide certified and sworn translations for official use.

Proofreading, checking and editing

Transcribing – interviews, surveillance tapes and statements for Law Enforcement Agencies and solicitors