How to book a professional interpreter and translator in the UK?

The first point to note is what the difference to book a interpreter and to book a translator is; booking interpreter is mainly used for real time spoken language. Whereas booking translators translate for different types of written content such as certificates, legal documents, health reports, and many more.

Legal Service Translation and interpreting UK is continuing to provide interpreting and translation services to solicitors, courts, local and nationwide businesses, the health profession all over the UK.  Usually our clients book a interpreters for the people whose first language is not English.  . Even if the client can speak English well enough for everyday life, the situations and language in court can be very difficult and confusing for the client to understand therefore having a interpreter can help to make sure that person requiring assistance understands and can communicate as well as efficiently as possible. We provide interpreters for Face to face appointments, remote conferences including video calls and phone calls, on zoom, Microsoft teams, skype, WhatsApp video call, or three way telephone conferences. We have a register of interpreters and translators from all over the UK.

When you book a translator or book a interpreter with us we ensure that all our interpreters are fully vaccinated and they follow the government guidelines. Legal Service translation are promoting the importance of booster vaccinations and are holding several online meetings with qualified doctors to inform our interpreters and translators on how to stay safe and keep others safe as well when completing assignments. We ensure that our interpreters take the rapid covid test few days before the job and also it’s important for them to take the test on the same day of the job.

What languages do we offer our clients?

We have lots of languages available, to book a interpreter or to book a translator in any of these languages:  Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bengali, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, Dari, English, Esperanto, European, Ewe, Finnish, French, Farsi, Gujarati, German, Greek, Ganda, Haitian, Hindi, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Jerriais, Jonkha, Korean, Kamba, Kashmiri, Latin, Lakota. Malayalam, Marathi, Norwegian, Punjabi, Portuguese, Polish, Persian, Pima, Russian, Romanian, Romani, Russian, Romanian, Rarotongan, Romani, Tamil, Telugu, Tagalog, TWI, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Wolof, Welsh and many more!

If the language you would like to request to book is not mentioned give us a call, I’m sure we will have someone who can assist you.

You can email Legal Service Translation on with a request.

When contacting us to book interpreter or to book a translator make sure to include these details in the request:

  • Reference number of the case
  • When the interpreter is needed including the time
  • The duration of the time needed
  • The requested language
  • The clients name
  • Your name, address and quotation
  • Whether your request is LAA Legal Aided
  • And any other important details relating to the matter

To book a translator or to book a interpreter by phone feel free to call us on 0161 203 5696 or 0800 389 8506

We accept GBP payment and have interpreters from all over the country including London, Manchester, Birmingham, Cardiff, Swansea, Edinburgh, Glasgow and all other cities across UK

The cost of booking an interpreter can vary due to location time and distance, but, we offer quotations before booking interpreters so you can get a rough idea of the cost. It is the same for booking in translators. If you have the document or certificate or any other type of document ready to hand. Send it over to us on email and you will receive a quotation within the hour. Once you approve the quotation and we receive the payment your work will get started! We aim to get all work provided to us in quick and timely manner. We will inform you how long it will take for us to complete the translation job and we hope to get it done before the deadlines.

In the UK the government offers legal aid to those who cannot afford to pay for legal advice, or can afford to be represented in court by a solicitor or lawyer. Legal Aid is a type of non-profit organisation. To find out if you are eligible for legal aid you will need to check on the government website or you can contact and solicitors for guidance. 

Want to work with us as an interpreter or translator?

If you are a qualified interpreter or translator who would like to work with us, feel free to drop us you CV to us at We would be happy to add you on to our register. Please make sure to include your address, and contact details, and mention any qualifications you have, or if the language you are translating in is your Native language.

We hope this blog will help you to book an interpreter or book a translator with us in the future. If you have any questions feel free to get in touch.

Author : Mariya Sultan
Booking Coordinator at Legal Service Translation & Interpreting UK