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Welcome to City Legal Translations


For over 30 years City Legal Translations has been the byword for quality in the legal and financial sectors. 

We've provided our legal and financial translation and interpreting service to 19 of the UK's top 20 law firms and seven of the top ten globally!  Of our top 10 clients, nine have a history of working with us for at least five years, testament to the high esteem we are held in throughout the industry. We work very closely with our clients to provide a professional, bespoke service based on quality, price and confidentiality and we are the benchmark for accuracy, precision and value for money.  In 2018 we achieved a 100% Client Satisfaction rate, according to our customer survey.

In 2017, we won two awards at the translation industry's flagship ATC Language Industry Summit Awards and in 2016, we were certified as the "UK's Fastest Growing Language Service Provider" by the same body.

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We can offer a full range of legal language services, including all types of certified, legalised, notarised and sworn translations, provision of interpreters for client or witness meetings and court appearances, proofreading, transcription and DTP and typesetting.  As experts in legal translation for over 30 years, we understand the nature of the legal industry and work together with our clients to provide bespoke language solutions.

As financial translation experts, we partner with global banks, fund managers and accountancy firms.  Our translators work on the full range of financial documentation- from annual reports to fund prospectuses and balance sheets to KIIDs.

In addition to our ISO 9001:2008 accreditation, we are full members of the Association of Translation Companies and the Institute of Translation and Interpreting and stand as the UK member of Eulogia, the European Alliance of Translation Agencies. At City Legal Translations, you can be assured of a quality, expert legal and financial translation service that you can trust, time and again.

City Legal. For translations as meticulous as you are.

Translation Services

Certificate Translation

With over 30 years' experience, City Legal Translations can provide full legalised translations of your certificates or official documentation, leaving you safe in the knowledge that experts will be handling your translation requirements. Read More

Contract Translation

City Legal Translations has been translating all different types of contract for over 30 years and, unlike some agencies, matches experts in each specific field to your translation requirement, meaning you can be sure of a service unparalleled in its quality. Read More

Court Document Translation

The clear and precise translation of court documentation and evidence is vital to any case and City Legal Translations, an expert in the field for over 30 years, understands the importance of confidentiality, accuracy and deadline for your court documentation and matches each job to a subject area expert. Read More

Financial Translation

City Legal Translations has provided translations to the financial industry for over thirty years. Read More

Legal Document Translation

City Legal Translations can provide translations of legal documentation quickly, efficiently, accurately and with complete confidentiality.  With a 100% Customer Satisfaction Rate recorded in 2016, why risk anyone else? Read More

Legalised, Sworn and Certified Translations

Legalisation or certification of a translation can be one of the most confusing parts of the legal translation process.  Do you need notarisation? Or something else? What are the different types of legalisation and how can City Legal Translations help? Read More

Marriage Translation Service

Getting married abroad? Weddings are stressful enough in your own language, let alone dealing with matters in another! Let us take one problem off your hands and help! Read More

Patent Translation

At City Legal Translations we understand the technicalities and complexities of IP and patent related documentation.  Our sister company Intonation Ltd. translates technical patent documentation for the leaders in the IP industry,  whereas here at City Legal Translations we concentrate on the legal side of IP and patent related matters. Read More

Sports Law Translation

The globalization of the sporting industry has seen an upsurge in the requirement for expert sports translators in recent years, particularly in the legal sector.  Find out how City Legal Translations has positioned itself as the UK’s leading sports specialist translation company. Read More

Translation for GDPR

Are you ready for the EU’s new General Data Protection Regulation that comes into force in May this year?  Let City Legal help make your policy documentation understandable in any language. Read More

Will Translation

The translation of personal documentation, such as a last will and testament, requires a professional expert who is able to translate the nuances and particulars of such an intricate matter.  City Legal Translations has the right linguists available to help. Read More

Other Services

Design Agency Services

City Legal Translations' sister company ICG provides clients with a complete design and web service.  We partner with ICG to provide the legal and financial industries with brochures, reports, prospectuses, annual reports and other marketing collateral, in any language you require! Read More

Proofreading

City Legal Translations has vast experience in the world of proofreading.  We are able to offer proofreading services in English and all foreign languages and can proofread and edit translations or original copy.  Our services are strictly confidential and, with over 30 years as experts in the legal and financial industries, you can be assured of a service you can rely on. Read More

Subtitling Services

Subtitling for the legal and financial world can be important to ensure the correct message is conveyed to your clients. We offer subtitling in over 100 languages and are happy to handle the whole process- from providing time coded transcriptions of your filmed footage right through to burning subtitles into your finished output. Read More

Voiceover Services

City Legal Translations provides voiceovers in over 80 languages and can match individual voices to your requirement. Read More

Our Experience

An award winning project manager. A biker. A trained forensic scientist.
A former cage dancer. A pro- gamer. A 70s disco DJ.

Latest News

City Legal Managing Director Named ATC Vice Chair

City Legal Managing Director Named ATC Vice Chair

City Legal's Managing Director, Dan Peachey, is named Vice Chair of the Association of Translation Companies, the UK's leading body for companies within the language sector.

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We’re exhibiting today at London IP Week at St. Paul’s. Pop along and say hello if you’re able! #londonipweek https://t.co/JEe2BhpqlX

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@language_news I keep missing these tweets until long after the discussion has ended! I was (and am) at the dinner!… https://t.co/mTCQPQ8bgW

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Meet the team - Adelaide Zappatore

Meet the team - Adelaide Zappatore

We go behind the scenes at City Legal and have a chat with our new Vendor Manager, Adelaide Zappatore

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A Day In the Life Of: A Translation Business Development Manager

A Day In the Life Of: A Translation Business Development Manager

Teague Fullick joined the team last year to manage and oversee the development of our sales department. We asked him to walk us through a typical Tuesday...

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@language_news To the gym. In shorts. I don’t recommend it...????

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Intonation is at #NTIF2018 in Oslo. Loving the Norwegian hospitality, but not the cold... ❄️ https://t.co/pUlZq8O4YS

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City Legal Acquires Lacrosse Language Consultancy

City Legal Acquires Lacrosse Language Consultancy

City Legal Translations announces the acquisition of Polish based translation company Lacrosse Language Consultancy.

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