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Native Spanish speaker from Caracas, Venezuela. Specialised in documents such as birth, death and marriage certificates, diplomas, transcripts, criminal records, and leases. Knowledge of the legal jargon of both Venezuela and Spain.

Translation & editing Experience

may 2016Present

Legal (English to Spanish and Spanish to English)

Documents from Venezuela, Mexico, USA, UK, Spain, Nicaragua, Cuba, etc.
  • Birth Certificates
  • Marriage Certificates
  • Death Certificates
  • High School Diplomas

  • Degrees
  • Last Wills and Testaments
  • Affidavits
  • Criminal Records
  • Apostille
MAY 2016present

Legal (English to Spanish)

Documents from UK and USA
  • Bylaws / Articles of Association
  • Articles of Incorporation / Memorandum of Association
  • Lease Agreements
  • Promissory Notes
  • Divorce Judgments
  • Memorandum of Understanding
JAN 2014PRESENT

Spanish Proofreading & Edition

For Latin American audiences
  • Fiction novels
  • Websites

Education

Oct 2017JUN 2018

Especialista en Traducción Jurídica Inglés Español

Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Postgraduate course in Legal Translation English Spanish 

OCT 2011JUN 2017

Maestría en Historia

Universidad Católica Andrés Bello. Caracas, Venezuela

M.A. in History. My thesis was about pirates and privateers in the Caribbean during the XVII century.

MAR 2005JUN 2010

Licenciada en Estudios Liberales Cum Laude

Universidad Metropolitana. Caracas, Venezuela

Five-year undergraduate degree in Liberal Arts. Graduated with distinction. 

Continuing Education

  • DipTrans Preparation Course, London Metropolitan University – Currently enrolled
  • Legal Translation Course – Criminal Law, Language Programme of the Universidad Central de Venezuela (PROIDIOMAS – UCV)
  • Legal Translation Course – Mercantile Law, Language Programme of the Universidad Central de Venezuela (PROIDIOMAS – UCV)
  • Legal Translation Course – Civil Law, Language Programme of the Universidad Central de Venezuela (PROIDIOMAS – UCV)
  • Intensive Summer Course in Translation Technology, University College London (UCL)
  • Diploma Course in Social Media Management, Universidad Metropolitana
  • An Introduction to Financial Accounting, Coursera
  • Diploma Course in Business, Management and Marketing, Universidad Metropolitana 

Certifications

Jul 2015Jul 2017

Academic IELTS test 

British Council

Overall band 8

Test report form number: 15VE000803SNIL001A

Sep 2014Present

PADI Open Water Diver

PADI

Diver No. 14090E7023

References

  • IATE
  • Nolo
  • Linguee
  • Proz Open Glossary
  • Black’s Law Dictionary
  • Word Reference
  • Law.com dictionary
  • Alcaraz y Hughes, Diccionario de Términos Jurídicos Inglés Español Spanish English
  • Fundéu BBVA

Skills

DESKTOP PUBLISHING TOOLS

Adobe Acrobat, ABBYY Fine Reader

English language

Fluent. CEFR C1

Spanish language

Native speaker

Microsoft Office

Excel, PowerPoint and Word

CAT tools

OmegaT, Memsource, Matecat, memoQ

French language

Basic level

Interests

  • Yoga
  • Historic piracy and privateering
  • Scuba diving
  • Travelling
  • History
  • Catholicism