Translator, Interpreter, Consultant, French-English Lawyer-Linguist, specialised in Real Estate, Private and Administrative Law

Hi! Bonjour!

Need help with French legal, official or administrative documents and matters?

Maybe I can help!

About Me

I am a dual French-British national. I hold a degree in English and French law with French language awarded by the Universities of East Anglia and Lyons (Jean Moulin III). I have just completed an MA in Translation (final result awaited). After qualifying and working as a Barrister in London, I have worked in the French Real Estate industry since 2001. I am also a certified Property Valuer.

I provide a wide range of Translation, Interpretation, Consulting and Lawyer-Linguist services, including in-person and video link interpreting. I am specialised in Real Estate, Private Law (contracts, divorce, wills, probate), Administrative Law (residency permits, nationality applications, health card registration) and I also have Corporate Law (companies and sole traders) expertise.


Products and Services: What I offer

Translation (French<>English): Legal, Marketing and Commercial texts. Post-editing of machine translations.

Interpretation: In-person at formal, official and informal meetings (southwest of France) and online via video link (Zoom, Skype). Specialism: meetings with notaries, property, wills and probate.

Consulting: Real Estate (house purchase, sale, ownership including agricultural properties, planning); business set-up and registration; various aspects of living and working in France. I offer read-throughs of documents with a consultation to discuss the contents or a written report.

Administrative: letter writing; form-filling; telephone calls; applications for permits, licences, nationality, residency, health cards; liaising with officials, companies, banks, tradespeople, service providers.

Rates:

Translation. Per word: min. 0.08 € and 0.10 € for legal documents. Hourly rate: 35 euros. Fixed quote for long texts.

Interpretation and Consulting. 35 euros per hour for standard matters; 50 euros per hour for complex matters. Fixed quote for advice and assistance with property transactions and lengthy jobs.

Charge for travel costs per km based on the government’s fixed rate where applicable. Areas covered in-person: Gers (32), northern Hautes-Pyrenees (65), southern Lot-et-Garonne (47), eastern Landes (40) and western Haute-Garonne (31).


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Victoria Maître Headdon: Translator, Interpreter, Consultant, French-English Lawyer-Linguist, specialised in Real Estate, Private and Administrative Law.

Call/Whatsapp: 00 33 (0)6 65 62 26 38 | Email: helpingyouinfrance@gmail.com

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