E82 – Richard Lackey’s Experience as a Legal Translator (Interview)

Episode information

In this episode I interview Richard Lackey, a Legal Translator & Owner of Contractually Speaking Ltd. We talk about:

  • What legal translators do
  • Why Richard became a translator
  • How Richard translates documents including tips about translation briefs from Juliette Scott
  • Richard’s style preference including reference to Ken Adams contract drafting 
  • Useful resources and tips for legal translators

This episode is available as a podcast episode and YouTube video.

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Question for Listeners

Have you ever had to translate legal terms? If so how do you do it? What resources do you use? How can you be sure your using the correct legal English? Email me!

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