Philippa Hammond

Contact details
26 Smugglers Way
Barns Green
Horsham
West Sussex
RH13 0PP
United Kingdom
Professional profile
Activities
Editing
Proofreading
Translating
Writing
Language pairs
French > English
Portuguese > English
Spanish > English
Areas of expertise
Education
Environment
EU
Food and Drink
Government
Law and Patents
Marketing
Qualifications and experience

An experienced translator and copy-editor.

French, Spanish and Portuguese into pithy, polished English.

Fanatical about customer service.

 

Law, Justice and Human Rights

International Development

 

 

Expert wordsmith in the fields of law and international development

  • In-house legal translator at Interpol 2004­–2008
  • Over 12 years’ experience working with legal firms, international organisations, charities and NGOs

 

Sample areas of work include:

  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Climate change and sustainability
  • Development finance
  • Gender equality
  • Transparency
  • Contracts
  • Legal opinions
  • Press releases
  • Meeting reports

 

Commitment to excellence and professionalism

  • Regular Continuous Professional Development courses in my specialist fields
  • Member of PLAIN (Plain Language Association International)
  • Member of several ITI specialist networks and groups: LIFT (Law, Insurance and Finance), MAT (Media, Arts and Tourism), SpanNet, FrenchNet, PortNet, SHEA (Sustainability, Horticulture, Environment and Agriculture) and Food and Drink networks.

 

Qualified member (MITI) of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting

 

Currently studying for a PG Cert in Law and Development at the University of London

 

MA Translation and Linguistics (Spanish with Portuguese), University of Westminster

 

BA Hons. French and Spanish (2.1), Cardiff University

 

TM/CAT: SDL Trados Studio; MemoQ.

 

  • Editing and proofreading
  • Rewriting
  • CIEP (Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading) member

 

Continuing professional development
METMs
Workshops
Other

Commitment to excellence and professionalism

• Former Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI) Council member (2011-

2012)

• Experienced speaker and presenter at translation industry events

• Previous tutor on the ITI Professional Support Group (PSG)

• ITI Food and Drink specialists network coordinator

• Member of several ITI networks and groups: LIFT (Law, Insurance and

Finance), MAT (Media, Arts and Tourism), SpanNet, FrenchNet, PortNet