Are you an experienced translator or transcriber specialising in Legal & Justice work?

Looking for an irresistible opportunity with an experienced, innovative and supportive Language Service Provider?

With over 30 years of experience and offices worldwide, thebigword provides secure, user-friendly technology and services that simplify the communication process for over 2,500 public and private sector clients.

Handling up to 50,000 worldwide assignments every day, we provide the best translation, interpretation, localisation and language technology solutions for businesses, the public sector and individuals – empowering our customers to communicate clearly with speakers of all languages.

Our key opportunities

Legal & Justice translation: We have a vast number of requirements for freelance translators and transcribers. This opportunity is open to professionals worldwide and is not exclusive to the UK. We're looking for qualified and experienced Linguists to join thebigword and become part of a friendly, multinational community of freelance Linguists.

Here are some of the benefits of providing your services as a Linguist with thebigword:

  • Projects to suit your schedule (day, evening, weekends)
  • Assignments in the health/local government/legal sectors
  • Fantastic on-going support from our Project Managers
  • Competitive rates

We have key requirements in the following languages, both into and out of English:

  • Bulgarian
  • Czech
  • Dutch
  • Kurdish (Sorani)
  • Russian
  • Arabic
  • Hindi
  • Urdu
  • Greek
  • Japanese
  • Pashto
  • Punjabi (India)
  • Russian
  • Sinhalese
  • Slovak
  • Slovene
  • Thai
  • Tigrinya
  • Welsh
  • German
  • Hebrew
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Latvian
  • Lithuanian
  • Polish
  • Somali
  • Swedish
  • Ukrainian

What are our key requirements

  • Three years of professional translation and/or transcription experience
  • Qualified to degree-level or hold full membership status with CIOL, NRPSI, ITI
  • Willing to obtain a Basic DBS or Local Police Check if outside the UK

If you would like to register your interest for the requirements we have, please complete the form on this page with:

  • Your CV
  • Agree to our T&Cs

We will require you to upload an up-to-date version of your CV to be considered, those not uploading a CV for review may not be prioritised.

If you do not offer one of the languages listed above, we would still encourage you to apply for future opportunities with thebigword. 

We look forward to hearing from you!