タグ: legal interpreting services

How to avoid life-altering legal translation errors

How to avoid life-altering legal translation errors Translation

Translation errors can impact lives significantly, and this is particularly the case when they occur within the legal sector. For example, earlier this month, hundreds of Ukrainian refugees may have been prevented from entering Israel due to a fundamental translation error. In this article, we explore examples of where legal translation errors have led to significant negative consequences, then share what measures must be put in place to ensure mistakes like these are avoided in the future. Ukrainian refugees refused entry due to a translation error. After managing to flee the horrendous events occurring in Ukraine, many Ukrainian refugees have been reported to have faced further distress at the border […]

How Has Legal Interpreting Been Impacted by the COVID-19 Restrictions?

How Has Legal Interpreting Been Impacted by the COVID-19 Restrictions?

At the time of writing, government guidelines still state that everyone who can work from home should continue to do so. With interpreters required in several scenarios in the legal sector, including law courts, police interviews and legal meetings, Mission Translate explores how the lockdown measures have impacted best practice during their interpreting assignments. Working with Interpreters During Court Hearings The HM Courts and Tribunals Service is aiming to increase the use of phone, video and other technology to complete as many hearings as possible remotely. Crown Courts are, therefore, only sitting to hear urgent matters or when the requirements of fairness and justice need a court-based hearing, and it […]

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