• Legal Translations

    Legal Translations

    Professional translations for global legal certainty and worldwide comprehensibility.

Legal Translations

KERN Global Language Services is your trusted partner for precise and reliable legal translations. Our dedicated team of project managers and language experts understands the critical nature of legal documents and is committed to delivering accurate and culturally nuanced translations that meet the highest standards of quality and confidentiality. 

Main Requirements for Legal Translations:

Qualified Linguists

Our team consists of experienced linguists with a deep understanding of legal terminology and the nuances of various legal systems. Each translator is carefully vetted for their language proficiency, legal expertise, and relevant certifications.

Legal Specialization

Our translators specialize in diverse legal fields, covering a wide range of document types crucial for due diligence processes, including:

  • Contracts: Thorough understanding of contractual terms and conditions to ensure precise translation.
    • Lease Agreements: Expertise in translating rental and lease contracts, considering local legal requirements.
    • Partnership Agreements: Proficiency in translating agreements governing business partnerships and collaborations.
    • Employment Contracts: Accurate translation of employment agreements, ensuring clarity on terms and conditions.
    • Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs): Ensuring confidentiality clauses are accurately conveyed in translations.
    • Distribution Agreements: Expertise in translating agreements governing the distribution of goods or services.
    • Sustainability Reports: Expertise in translating sustainability reports, capturing the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) aspects of businesses.
    • Banking and Finance Agreements: Thorough understanding of financial terms in agreements, including loans, credit agreements, and financial covenants.
    • Tax Documents: Accurate translation of tax-related documents, facilitating compliance with local and international tax regulations.
    • License Agreements: Thorough understanding of licensing terms for intellectual property or software.
    • Service Level Agreements (SLAs): Accurate translation of agreements defining service levels and performance metrics.
    • Data Protection Policies and Privacy Policies: Specialized translation to ensure clarity on data handling, privacy, and compliance with regulatory frameworks.
    • Commercial Register Extracts: Accurate translation of commercial register extracts, providing essential information on a company's legal status, structure, and ownership.
    • Standard Terms and Conditions: Precise translation of standard terms and conditions to ensure comprehensive understanding of contractual obligations.
  • Patents: Expertise in translating highly technical and specialized patent documents.
  • Court Documents: Proficiency in legal language used in pleadings, judgments, and other court-related materials.
  • Financial Documents: Accurate translation of financial agreements, statements, and other financial documents.

Legal Areas of Expertise

Our legal expertise extends to various practice areas, including:

  • Commercial Law: Translation of documents related to commercial transactions, contracts, and business agreements, ensuring clarity in the realm of business dealings.
  • Corporate Law: Translation of corporate governance documents, resolutions, and legal opinions.
  • Intellectual Property: Accurate translation of patent applications, trademark registrations, and licensing agreements.
  • Litigation: Proficiency in translating court pleadings, judgments, and legal briefs.
  • Real Estate Law: Translation of real estate contracts, deeds, and property-related legal documents.
  • Labor and Employment Law: Precise translation of employment agreements, HR policies, and labor-related documents.
  • Environmental Law: Expertise in translating environmental impact assessments and compliance reports.
  • International Trade and Customs: Translation of trade agreements, customs documentation, and import/export regulations.
  • Tax Law: Expertise in translating tax-related documents, including tax laws, regulations, and agreements, to support compliance and understanding of tax obligations.
  • Regulatory Issues: Specialized translation to navigate complex regulatory landscapes, ensuring accurate communication and adherence to legal requirements.

Due Diligence Support

Our translation services play a vital role in due diligence processes. We provide comprehensive translation support for legal reviews, ensuring that all relevant documents, including agreements, sustainability reports, data protection policies, privacy policies, and commercial register extracts are accurately summarized or translated and readily accessible to facilitate a thorough examination of potential legal risks and liabilities. 

  • Summary Services: Our due diligence services include a comprehensive summary of foreign documents, providing a condensed overview for efficient review and decision-making.
  • AI Technology Integration: Leveraging advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology, we enhance the due diligence process by automating routine tasks, expediting summary and translation workflow, and improving overall accuracy.
  • Machine Translation and Post-Editing Services: Utilizing machine translation alongside expert human post-editing, we ensure a balance between efficiency and precision in legal translations. This approach allows for faster turnaround times without compromising on quality.

Confidentiality and Data Security

We prioritize the security and confidentiality of your sensitive legal documents. Our robust security measures and strict confidentiality policies guarantee the protection of your data throughout the translation process.

Quality Assurance

Rigorous quality control processes are integral to our workflow. Every translation undergoes thorough review and verification to ensure accuracy, consistency, and adherence to the highest linguistic and legal standards.

Cultural Sensitivity

Legal systems vary across jurisdictions, and cultural nuances play a crucial role in legal communications. Our translators possess the cultural awareness needed to accurately convey the intended meaning in a culturally sensitive manner.

Timely Delivery

We understand the importance of deadlines in the legal industry. Our efficient project management ensures timely delivery without compromising on the quality of the translation.

Certification and Notarization

If required, we provide certification and notarization services for translated legal documents, adding an extra layer of authenticity and acceptance in legal contexts.

Collaborative Communication

Transparent and open communication is fundamental to our client relationships. We work closely with our clients, providing regular updates and accommodating any specific requests or modifications throughout the translation process.

KERN Global Language Services is your partner for your legal translation needs, and the experience that comes with a dedicated team ensures excellence, precision, and confidentiality in every translation project. Trust us to support your due diligence processes with accurate and reliable translations. Your legal documents are in safe hands with us.

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