Graduate Diploma in Legal Translation Entrance Examination, McGill University

The Winter 2023 application deadline for Canadian/Permanent Residents wishing to apply to this program has been extended to October 1, 2022.

The only program of its kind in North America, McGill’s new online Graduate Diploma in Legal Translation is a 30-credit program designed to provide aspiring and working professionals in the legal, business and translation communities from coast to coast with specialized training to enrich their current portfolio and fast-track their career. Continue reading

Webinar – Challenges facing the multilateral trade system

A webinar hosted by the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) on 29 June 2022 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. UK time will bring together experts at the WTO and in academia to discuss the results of the 12th session of the WTO Ministerial Conference (MC12) which took place on 12-17 June 2022 at the WTO headquarters in Geneva. Continue reading

IP in the UK & beyond: Of millefeuilles and a fish called Elvis

The Institute of Brand and Innovation Law at University College, London is hosting an annual lecture, on the tantalizing subject “Mr Justice Laddie and his intellectual property cases: Of millefeuilles and a fish called Elvis“. The free lecture will begin at Wednesday 22 June 2022 at 6pm BST and is being live-streamed (as well as in-person). Continue reading

Seminar – Interpreting in War Crimes Trials

The School of Humanities & Languages at UNSW Sydney is organizing its Linguistics Translation & Interpreting Seminar 2022 on 19 April, on the subject of “Interpreting in War Crimes Trials – the Experience of International Courts and Tribunals“.

In this seminar Dr Alex Tomić, a former interpreter at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and later Chief of Language Services at the International Criminal Court (ICC) discusses the interpreting practices of war crimes international courts and tribunals where multilingual proceedings are conducted with simultaneous interpretation. Continue reading

Legal English Course, Austral University School of Law, Argentina

A new edition of the Practical & Intensive Course in Legal English at Austral University School of Law is currently being launched and starts on 15 March 2022.

The four-month program is aimed at lawyers, advanced law students, legal translators, and other related professionals willing to hone their legal English skills. Continue reading

Terminology Diploma (FR, EN)

L’Université Savoie Mont-Blanc en partenariat avec l’Université Nova de Lisbonne a mis en place le premier Diplôme d’Université de Terminologie en France avec la participation d’intervenants de la DG Traduction du Parlement Européen, de l’AFNOR et de l’Université Grenoble-Alpes. La formation est dispensée à distance, en français ou en anglais selon les participants.

Cette formation vise à doter toute personne impliquée dans une démarche terminologique des compétences nécessaires à la construction de terminologies et à la mise en place de politiques terminologiques au sein d’une organisation. Continue reading