Legal

We deliver high-quality legal translations at speed

Our legal translation specialists work with international law firms and corporate legal departments to deliver certified translations across a wide range of practice areas. From arbitration to antitrust, our expert legal translators serve as a partner throughout the entirety of the case, whether helping to find relevant documents at discovery or placing interpreters at trials and hearings.

By combining in-country translators with our own extensive in-house team, we have greater capacity for work and can meet tight submission deadlines, with translations certified to ISO 9001 and ISO 17100 quality standards.

Confidential legal translations delivered by experts

We only use legal translators with expert knowledge of the subject matter, many of whom are qualified lawyers with years of hands-on experience. And with robust IT policies, confidentiality agreements and an encrypted translation management portal, we are committed to ensuring all materials are handled with absolute security and confidentiality. For clients prohibited from sending documentation out externally, we help by placing translators at your office. Alternatively, work can be performed at our offices on non-networked devices.

  • All practice areas covered
  • Out of hours coverage
  • As a Group, we translate more than 1.5 billion words per year
  • More than 150 languages covered
  • Consistent terminology and high-quality translations
  • Language and subject matter specialists
  • Seamless integration with your team and a single point of contact
  • Time and cost savings through technology and process optimization
  • Complete confidentiality with robust security measures

Our legal translation practice areas

  • Arbitration/ alternative dispute resolution
  • Antitrust/competition
  • Banking and finance
  • Corporate and mergers & acquisitions
  • Intellectual property
  • Investigations
  • Litigation
  • Real estate

Our services to the legal sector

We have worked with RWS for over 10 years and have collaborated on more than 2,000 projects. We recently sent a series of legal and regulatory progress reports for translation into German and Spanish. The support the team offered to coordinate these translations was excellent. The documents were very technical and the team had to manage several on-going versions and amendments along with a very tight schedule. All was taken in their stride and it was a pleasure to work with them.

Delivering legal translation savings of 90%

Having been inundated with a high volume of Turkish documents, a leading corporate investigations firm asked RWS to translate over 200,000 words on an expedited basis. Realizing there was significant overlap and understanding that our client was only interested in specific sections, we arranged for one of our qualified linguists to visit the client’s office and work through the files. Over a two day period we were able to deliver a 90% saving by identifying only the relevant information for translation.

Expedited legal translations for High Court litigation

With an existing provider struggling to meet a filing deadline, we were approached by a specialist litigation firm in London to help them meet this milestone. RWS was able to use its scale to deploy a large team of linguists at short notice to translate a high volume of Arabic documentation for a High Court litigation – hitting the client’s submission deadline.

Translations we complete for legal clients

Legal translations

  • Articles of Association
  • Judgements
  • Laws
  • Licensing agreements
  • Witness Statements
  • Writs
  • Policies
  • Contracts and expert reports
  • Terms and conditions

Finance translations

  • Audits
  • Annual and interim reports
  • Financial statements
  • Trust reports and accounts
  • Tax returns
  • Property sales documents
  • Loan agreements

HR translations

  • Training materials
  • Induction documents
  • Codes of conduct
  • Educational games and videos
  • Learning apps
  • Presentation materials
  • E-learning courses
  • Surveys
  • Training posters/hand-outs
  • Course materials

Marketing and corporate communications

  • Announcements
  • Content marketing
  • Tenders
  • Product brochures
  • Websites and digital content
  • Press releases
  • Speeches
  • Consumer magazines
  • Catalogues
  • Employee newsletters and updates
Contact us for more information
+44 (0) 20 7554 5437