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1. What is the Law, Insurance & Finance Translation Network?

The LIFT (Law, Insurance and Finance Translation) Network is a group of ITI translators and interpreters who have or are seeking to gain experience and expertise in the fields of Law, Insurance and Finance. It is run by volunteers and currently has nearly 200 members.

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2. What can the LIFT Network do for you?

  • Contacts / e-group: The Network brings you into contact with other people who share your professional interests and concerns and who are never more than a phone call or an e-mail away.
  • Publications: The LIFT Internal Database, which is updated regularly, is available only to the members for internal use. All FITIs and MITIs are included in the searchable LIFT Website Directory.

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3. What can you do for the LIFT Network?

Get involved: Take part in workshops and other events organised by the Network.

Contribute: Suggest an idea for a workshop or meeting.

Be supportive: Try to help other members of the Network when you can, especially newcomers.

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4. Who does what in the LIFT Network?

RoleHolder

Network Co-ordinator and Treasurer

 

Ellen Kenny
Tel: 01242 604 895
ellenkenny2000@yahoo.co.uk

E-group Manager

Annie Charrondière
Tel: 020 8941 0240
annie_charrondiere@yahoo.co.uk
www.charrondieretranslations.co.uk

Membership Secretary

Joanna Martinez
Tel: +34 938 432 432
jmtrans@telefonica.net

 

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5. How to find a translator or interpreter

The LIFT web pages contain the names of translators and interpreters who are qualified members of ITI and who belong to the Law, Insurance & Finance Translation Network.

Use the Search Directory facility to find a translator/interpreter with the language combination and specialisation you require.

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6. Our qualifications explained

Members of the Law, Insurance & Finance Translation Network are highly qualified people with a wealth of experience. Below is a guide to some of the abbreviations used to describe their qualifications:

MITI/FITI
Member/Fellow of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting
FCIL, MCIL, ACIL
Fellow, Member, Associate of the Institute of Linguists
BDÜ
Bundesverband der Dolmetscher und Übersetzer, a German professional body of translators and interpreters
SFT
Société française des traducteurs, the equivalent French body
NGTV
Nederlands Genootschap van Tolken en Vertalers, the Dutch association of translators and interpreter
ASETRAD
Asociación Española de Traductores, Correctores e Intérpretes, the equivalent Spanish body

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