Extra pre-conference event and speaker at #W2D2017

It is my sincere pleasure to announce that the closing keynote of the conference #W2D2017 Legal Translation to the Next Level will be delivered by Henry Liu, President of the International Federation of Translators and Special Advisor to the Chief Justice of New Zealand. His talk is entitled “The Case Against Plain Language“.

We are delighted and most grateful for the mark of support that this shows for the conference initiative.

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#W2D2017 – One month to go!

onemonthIt seems incredible that time has passed so quickly – there is now only one month until the First Words to Deeds Conference 2017: Legal Translation to the Next Level. 🙂

The conference is taking place on Saturday 4 February 2017 at Gray’s Inn, in the heart of legal London, and is bookended by events on Friday 3rd and Monday 6th February.

Please note that there are only 15 places left, so registrations may close before the initially planned deadline of end January.

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World Legal Translator’s Day

ciceroWe all know that legal translators work outside the limelight, putting extensive skills at the service of corporations, institutions, governments, law firms, and more.

So I thought – how about introducing a Day just for us.  Any awareness-raising should be good, right?

You may ask, why 3 January? Well today marks the birth¹ of Cicero – perhaps the first legal translator and lawyer-linguist.

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