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Legal Translation

With a highly experienced team of 15 legal translators, lawyer-revisors, proofreaders and desktop-publishing specialists, the Blakes Legal Translation department provides exceptional certified translation services to Canadian, cross-border and international clients.
Each member of the team has an average of over 15 years of experience in legal translation. Headquartered in our Montréal office, they work closely with our lawyers across Canada, carrying out assignments for clients such as issuers, law firms without a translation department and legal departments seeking to translate their contracts, policies (particularly privacy policies) and various profit-sharing plans.

Companies turn to our legal translators for their diverse and broad expertise, first-class service, rigorous management of assignments, availability and swift execution. The team also uses various linguistic and technological tools to optimize efficiency and offers a flexible approach to billing of legal translation services.
The Blakes Legal Translation team provides regular or certified translation services, as well as the following services:

  • Regular revision or revision with a translation opinion

  • Unilingual revision

  • Proofreading and quality control

  • Document formatting

  • Free estimates

They also deal with a wide variety of documents and specialize in the translation of the following:

  • Arrangement and restructuring plans

  • Continuous disclosure documents, such as annual information forms and management proxy circulars

  • Take-over bids and issuer bids

  • Various offering documents, including prospectuses

  • Press releases and other marketing documents

  • Contracts and other related documents, such as policies and guidelines

Areas of Expertise 

Our legal translators have acquired extensive experience in translating documents from various practice areas and industries