Legal Terminology: A to Z of the Criminal Justice System in the UK

Legal Terminology: A to Z of the Criminal Justice System in the UK

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This is a masterclass on UK legal systems and terminology for interpreters and translators working into and out of English

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Who this masterclass is for

Calling all legal language lovers, legal interpreters and translators, and DPSI Law candidates - this webinar is for you!

What this masterclass is about

The webinar is terminology rich and will cover inter alia:

  • On-site venues such as Magistrates Courts, Crown Courts and Nightingale Courts
  • Online justice - video links vs a day out in court
  • Functions and sentencing powers of the various criminal courts
  • Types of hearings and orders made by the criminal courts
  • The roles of the people who work in the CJS such as lawyers, judges,
  • Magistrates: equivalency issues in other countries

The masterclass will have a live questions and answers session that will allow you to ask any questions or clarify anything that you are not sure about.

A certificate of attendance is issued after the webinar.


TRANSLIT Pro is delighted to welcome our guest speaker, Sue Leschen, to present this mini-series masterclass.

SUE LESCHEN is an entrepreneurial lawyer – linguist who has successfully married her twin passions of law and languages together. Her company Avocate Legal and Business French Interpreting and Translation Services Ltd is based in Manchester, UK.

Sue is a member of the CIOL Interpreting Division Steering Group and holds Chartered Linguist (Interpreter) status.

Sue sits on the Professional Conduct Committee of the National Registers of Communication Professionals working with Deaf and Deaf-Blind Persons.

Sue is also an active member of both the Association of Police and Court Interpreters (APCI) and also of the Association of Interpreters and Translators (AIT).

Sue supports the use of properly qualified and prepared, insured and security checked interpreters.

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