Mrs Lauren Shadi MITI

ITI Award Winner 2020, featured in the Guardian, specialising in legal, commercial and medical fields. Have worked in-house and freelance in public and private sector.

I have a Masters in Translation, a Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (law option), and a first-class honours degree in French Studies. I am a member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists and am approved by the French consulate for translation and interpreting.

In March 2012, I expanded from a sole trader to a Limited Company supporting commercial clients as well as continuing to work in legal, commercial and medical arenas.

Significant commercial projects have included:
- Translation of legal, commercial and technical documents enabling a high-profile organisation in the aviation sector to submit a tender. The organisation was subsequently awarded the contract.
– Translation and interpreting for a manufacturing client to support an offshoring exercise to a francophone country.
-Translation of all documents required in a crown court case.
-Translation of 22K-word report on breast cancer screening.
– Transcription work for Channel 4.
– Simultaneous interpreting at conference on impact of parental imprisonment on children.
– Interpreting during health & safety training for foreign employees in the power industry.
-Interpreting for 9 mental health stakeholders during a 3-day visit to the UK as part of a research project piloted by the World Health Organisation.
– Interpreting for film crew shooting a documentary on asteroids.
– Interpreting at sales and procurement events.
– Interpreting at TV shoots with high profile sports personalities.


For further details regarding my interpreting work, please read the following article published in December 2019 in the Guardian.
https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/dec/20/experience-i-am-a-translator-for-terrorists-and-criminals

ITI Award Winner 2020
http://www.iti-frenchnetwork.co.uk/ITIAwardsubmission_LaurenShadi.html











ITI membership category: MITI

Translation

French English
ITI Assessed

Specialisms

  • Business
  • Commerce
  • Contracts
  • Education and training
  • EU - Law justice and human rights
  • Human rights
  • Law
  • Law - Civil
  • Law - Commercial and company
  • Law - Criminal
  • Law - International
  • Law - Motoring
  • Law - Probate and family
  • Law - Property
  • Medicine
  • Property and real estate

Associated skills

  • Adaptation
  • Consecutive Interpreting
  • Copywriting
  • Editing
  • Language training
  • Machine translation - post editing
  • Project management
  • Proofreading
  • Remote interpreting
  • Revising
  • Simultaneous interpreting
  • Telephone interpreting
  • Transcription
  • Voiceovers

Technology

  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Memsource
  • SDL Trados Studio