For the past 9 years, I have been working as a legal translator in St Petersburg. I translate legal and financial documents (agreements, due diligence, articles of association, audit reports, etc.) and a wide variety of materials (business correspondence, articles, interviews, press releases, websites, market research, etc.) from Russian into English and occasionally from French into English.
My extensive experience as a translator (12 years altogether working at NOVAVOX, the Consulate of Canada in St Petersburg, ASTERA, DLA PIPER, and freelance) allows me to provide accurate work and meet deadlines with great ease. During my career, I have also gained considerable experience in proofreading and editing documents drafted in English. I can equally write in British English or American English depending on which is required.
Legal Translator/Editor (Russian/English)
At present, I work as a Translator/Editor (Russian into English) at Awara/Hellevig, Klein & Usov in St Petersburg (Russia). I am French, but my main language is English. I have been living, studying and working in England and Russia for 20 years.
Senior Legal Translator/Editor
St Petersburg, Russia
From December 2009
I translate legal and financial documents (agreements, due diligence, articles of association, audit reports, market research, business correspondence, etc.) from Russian into English and edit documents drafted in English. I also take on freelance assignments that allow me to translate a wide variety of documents from Russian into English and French into English. (St Petersburg, Russia)
April 2009 - November 2009
working with several translation agencies, as well as an independent client based in Moscow. I translated legal and financial documents (agreements, due diligence, charters, various reports, etc.) and a wide variety of materials (business correspondence, articles, interviews, press releases, websites, etc.) from Russian into English and from French into English. (St Petersburg, Russia. Reference letter available)
July 2007 - March 2009
which is one of the largest law firms in the North-West of Russia. I translated legal documents such as agreements, due diligence, and other reports, as well as correspondence with clients. I also proofread legal documents and articles drafted in English and produced by all practices of the firm, including the Marketing Department. (St Petersburg, Russia. Reference letter available)
December 2005 - June 2007
(Russian into English) at ASTERA, a commercial real estate company with offices in St Petersburg, Moscow, and Kiev. I was solely in charge of the translation of all documents ranging from agreements to press reviews, feasibility reports, as well as real estate projects for foreign investors. I also wrote reports for the Marketing Department and taught a weekly English class. (St Petersburg, Russia. Reference letter available)
In 2007, a freelance assignment gave me the opportunity to translate the official site for the city of St Petersburg (Russian into English and Russian into French).
CONSULATE GENERAL OF CANADA
March 2001 - August 2001
in St Petersburg. I translated from English into French and Russian into English, and edited all the documentation required for the Consulate's newly created website. (St Petersburg, Russia, www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca/canadaeuropa/russia. Reference letter available)
St Petersburg, Russia, www.novavox.com
September 1999 - February 2001
Sept. 1999 to February 2001
Translator (French into English and English into French) at NOVAVOX which was a company approved by Microsoft as a solution provider in matter of computer telephony. I translated the documentation and interfaces of Smartphone Pro, one of the company's products, which includes voice mail, call centers and unified messaging. I translated Smartphone Pro documentation (Administrator Guide, User Guide, Installation Guide, etc.) using Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 6.0, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Abode Framemaker 5.5., and interfaces using Microsoft Visual С ++ 6.0, WinCvs, Microsoft FrontPage and Microsoft Visio. (St Petersburg, Russia, www.novavox.com. Reference letter available)
Qualifications & Certifications
BA (hons) Russian and Soviet Studies
Portsmouth University (Great Britain)
Philosophy, English and Russian