Sworn and Legal Translation Corner

Section dedicated to all things sworn and legal translation: answers to commonly-asked questions, legal concepts and terminology comparisons, first-hand information about working as a translator, and more.

Q&A

Clear answers to sworn and legal translation FAQs

Which situations may require a Spanish sworn translation?

Which situations may require a Spanish sworn translation?

You may be asked to submit a Spanish sworn translation in so many different situations that I thought the best way to answer this question is by going specific and providing examples. Based on real clients that I have helped over the years, I am sharing a list of 10...

Are Spanish sworn translators public servants?

Are Spanish sworn translators public servants?

No, they are not. Spanish sworn translators are not public servants, as they are not government or public bodies employees unless, of course, they are hired as such. Some clients wrongly assume that the appointment of Spanish sworn translators by the Spanish Ministry...

Working as a translator

First-hand information about life and work as a translator: professional challenges, career path, clients and communication, musings and more.

Legal words

Legal concepts and terminology, analysed from a linguistic and multijurisditional point of view.

10 Scottish conveyancing terms

10 Scottish conveyancing terms

As a legal translator, I think of any personal situation I encounter in the UK as a learning opportunity. Relocating from Oxford to Edinburgh as a second-time buyer has been nothing short of stressful, but moving to a different jurisdiction is helping me get...

The revocation of wills in English and Spanish law

The revocation of wills in English and Spanish law

Continuing my series of posts comparing wills and succession topics under English and Spanish law, today I look at the revocation of wills. Learn about how wills can be revoked under English and Spanish law and take note of the similarities and differences.Bear in...

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