The solicitor David Hutchins (website) is giving a one-day seminar on English law for legal translators on Monday 14 March in London. He’s spoken to translators before and been well received, I gather. Here is the blurb:
One-Day Course / Workshop: LONDON: MONDAY 14th MARCH, 2011: English Law for Legal Translators
Key Terminology and Concepts in Common Law: Contract & Civil Liability
The venue will be St Giles Hotel, Bedford Avenue, London WC1B 3GH, UK, Tel.: +(44)0 20 7300 3000. Bedford Avenue is off Tottenham Court Road close to Tottenham Court Road tube station.
The course will start at 9.0 am and finish at about 5.30pm.
This will be the same very successful course I presented in Stockholm and Nice in December and for the North-West Translators’ Network, NWTN in Manchester on the 22nd January.
Stockholm: 6th Dec. 2010 For the Sveriges Facköversättarförening, SFÖ (Swedish Assoc. of Professional Translators)
Nice: 17th Dec. 2010 For 12 members of the Compagnie Experts Traducteurs Interprètes Judiciaires,
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Visit my website (www.lexacomlegal.com) and read the excellent feedback quotations. (“Client Testimonial”).
My course / workshop is interactive and covers the interpretation of the terms and wording of contracts, contract law, civil liability in contract and in tort, damages, evidence, and general Common Law terminology.
If you, your Association, or any colleagues might be interested email me for the detailed Course Programme and with any questions, without any commitment or obligation AND / OR let me know if you would like to make a booking.
Course materials (notes, law reports and legal documents) will be distributed by email to all participants one week in advance. The course and all documents will be in English. The course is aimed at translators, of whatever nationality, who translate legal documents FROM or INTO English.
The price will be £150 per person, including a two-course buffet lunch and VAT, and there will be a maximum of 18 participants.
DAVID HUTCHINS (SOLICITOR)
31 Rathbone Place
London W1T 1JH
00 44 7885 722 529