Data security is extremely important in the legal translation field, and there are myriad reasons why. Information in legal documents is confidential and often highly sensitive. In many cases, a leak of this information can be disastrous and have far-reaching negative consequences. Data breaches can result in protracted and expensive lawsuits,[…]
Machine translation (MT) is defined as translation from one language to another as performed through software and unaided by the human hand, at least at the time the actual “raw” translation is rendered. MT systems are informed by advanced computational linguistics in order to identify, study and attempt to solve the various problems involved in[…]
In the legal world, it is often necessary to translate a large amount of documents for a big case or understand the gist of something quickly. It is no surprise that machine translation (MT) is frequently mentioned when considering these business needs. Sure, an MT engine can translate more quickly than humans—think tens of thousands of words[…]
Legal translations possess a range of pretty distinct challenges. They require an extremely high level of industry knowledge, legal expertise in at least two countries and the ability to deliver within a painfully short timeframe.
If you’ve ever been on a teeter-totter, you know it takes two to make it work—and that’s certainly true when talking about legal translation. Speed is on one end, quality on the other, and when you get the balance right, the result is a successful translation. The fulcrum, or point of balance, encompasses a number of best practices, all of which[…]
When a legal hearing involves international expert witnesses, it is vital that the case does not fail because the parties involved cannot understand the proceedings. Here are our top tips for working with translators and interpreters on global cases.
On 25 May 2018, GDPR was enforced and permanently changed the way companies can collect, store and use customer data. This data protection regulation puts customers firmly in the driver’s seat and the task of complying with this regulation falls upon businesses and organizations. Almost a year on, we reflect on how the language services[…]
In this global era, you have a greater need for professional legal translation services than ever before. Alpha Translations knows and understands that legal translation is about much more than simply finding the “most appropriate words.” Translated text must be constructed with precision, clarity, and elegance. Translators possess the specialized[…]
Legal translators spend years honing their skills. At Alpha Translations, we take pride in the fact that these dedicated professionals are the very people who are working on your translations.