What exactly is legal translation?

In the article below I wanted to provide some insights into the arcane world of the legal translator. The aim was to have some kind of go-to text that I could send people who have no idea what the profession is all about.

I hope readers will find it useful – some may find it informative depending on their backgrounds, and I would encourage any readers who feel that it could help to raise others’ awareness to share the post liberally. It’s all about roaring, don’t forget! 😉

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Compendium of legal translation courses offered by universities (2016)

Red Glossy Pictogram "Education"This post updates and replaces my 2012 compendium. As I haven’t found this kind of guide elsewhere, my aim is to give you a flavour of the legal translation, legal linguistics and legal interpreting courses available at universities worldwide.

Please contact me via the sidebar if you know of others that I have not included here.

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Masters in legal translation – University of Trieste, Italy

800px-Trieste-Palazzo_del_Comune-IMG_2970The highly reputed Department of Legal Sciences, Language, Interpreting and Translation Studies (the former Scuola Superiore di Lingue Moderne per Interpreti e Traduttori – SSLMIT) at the University of Trieste is offering a Masters in Legal Translation (Master universitario di II livello in Traduzione giuridica).

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