Job Description Template for:

Legal Translator

Years of experience: 0 - 2 years
Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in English Literature, Translation, or related field.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Law.
Responsibilities:
  • Read through original material and re-write it in the targeted language (Arabic-English or English-Arabic), ensuring that the meaning of the source text is retained.
  • Research legal phraseology to find the accurate translation to the document at hand.
  • Use specialist dictionaries, thesauruses and reference books to find the closest equivalents for terminology and words used.
  • Provide grammatically correct, well-expressed final version of the translated text, usually as a word-processed document.
  • Proof-read and edit final translated and edited documents to maintain the quality of the translation provided.
  • Keep records and maintain a database of documents as they are translated and evaluated.
Required Skills & Qualifications:
  • Excellent English language proficiency.
  • Experience in translating documents.
  • Basic knowledge using Word software.
  • Well organized.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Time management skills.
Desired Skills & Qualifications:
  • Background in legal terms and phraseology.


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