Professional Information

Profession

Translator

Source Language

Japanese

Target Language

English

Specialties

Japanese to English translation of contracts/agreements, articles of incorporation, company rules and regulations

契約書・覚書・規程・規則・規定・定款の日英翻訳

Background

Background

BA in Japanese Studies and Business Studies (Sheffield University).

Lived and worked in Japan since 1998, including:
Oita Prefecture: 1998 - 2001 (CIR on JET Programme)
Ishigaki (Okinawa): 2001 - 2006
Osaka: 2006 - 2007
Hong Kong: 2007 - 2008
Osaka: 2008 - 2011
Tokyo: 2011 -

- Freelance translator since 2001
- Incorporated in May 2009

Specialize in contracts, articles of incorporation, company rules and regulations and legal/management related documents.

JAT Related Activities:

Committees

* PROJECT Osaka Organizing Committee (2009)
* PROJECT Tokyo 2010 Organizing Committee
* Kansai Activities Team (to 2011)
* Tokyo Activities Committee (Chair in 2013)
* Website Content Committee (Chair 2012-2013)
* SNS Management Committee
* IJET-25 Organizing Committee (Chair)
* JATLAW Steering Committee (2018-)

JAT Presentations:

  • PROJECT Osaka
  • PROJECT Nagoya
  • IJET-23 (Hiroshima)
  • IJET-25 Pre-Event in Sendai "地方都市で稼ぐ方法"
  • JATLAW January 2015
  • JATLAW IJET-27 Pre-Event
  • IJET-29 "To be or not to be Productive"
  • TAC October 2018 "To be or not to be Productive" (extended version)

Other Activities:
* Presented at 21st JTF Honyakusai (2011)
* Occasional one-day seminars on legal translation for translation schools and presentations at seminars for legal professionals