My qualifications and languages

University and postgraduate

  • MA Legal Translation (Distinction) from City University London. Master’s degree focusing exclusively on legal translation. See these posts for more on this course.
  • Bachelor of Business (B.Bus) degree (majoring in macro-economics and HRM) from QUT.


  • Chartered Institute of Linguists. Dip Trans MCIL CL (43006). Chartered Linguist. Member since January 2013. IoL’s web page.


  • Native English speaker from Australia. I translate into UK English.
  • Fluent in Spanish and Catalan, having lived in Spain since 1999 and studied and used both languages extensively since then.
  • DELE Superior (2001). Advanced Diploma in Spanish as a Foreign Language from the Instituto Cervantes. CEFR Level C2, mastery or proficiency.
  • Catalan Nivell de suficiència Exam/certificate, CEFR Level C1, CPNL Feb. 2016.


  • Continued professional development (CPD) is a priority for me. I attend training courses, seminars and conferences on a regular basis.

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