by Judith Pattinson

Working areas


  • press releases
  • promotional materials
  • press clippings


  • strategic documents
  • human resources management
  • employment agreements


  • judgements of courts and the European Commission
  • law reports
  • motions, pleadings, writs, oral hearings etc.
  • contracts and agreements
  • due diligence reports
  • annual financial statements and auditors’ reports


Technical subjects:

  • user documentation
  • telecommunications
  • construction and architecture


  • editing and proofreading
  • post-editing of machine translation (MT)
  • localisation

Literary translation:

  • Translation of young adult novel, Erebos, for the UK/Australian market (Allen and Unwin) and US/Canadian market (Annick Press)
  • Translation of graphic novel, The Salty River, for Twelve Panels Press, Melbourne
  • Sample translations and readers’ reports (i.e. critiques for publishers) on a wide range of German language fiction


I’m happy to provide a quick first indication of cost, based on my competitive rates.

My rate per 1,000 words starts at $A175, and my hourly rate is currently $AUD55.

(Please note that although I am a NAATI-certified translator, I do not translate certificates.)

For a firm quote and delivery date for your document, please email me your text, or a sample of it. (Confidentiality is assured.) Cover of The Salty River

... Do stop by my blog, where you will find links to a couple of short videos on The Salty River ...

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