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Welcome to Avocate French Interpreting

Sue Leschen – Lawyer – linguist

  • Legal and business French interpreting, translation and transcription.
  • Legal terminology workshops and talks for groups
  • Legal terminology one to one mentoring sessions for freelance interpreters and translators.
  • Individually tailored business mentoring sessions for new and practicing language professionals


Sue Leschen: Solicitor (non – practicing); LL B: BA; DPSI

  • Experienced (16 years)
  • Dual qualified in the UK as a lawyer and also as a French Interpreter
  • Professionally registered
  • Indemnity insurance
  • Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS):  Enhanced Disclosure Certificate
  • Counter Terrorist Check (CTC)
  • Reasonable rates
  • Free Estimates
  • Fast turnaround on translations


  • Solicitor (College of Law)
  • Law degree (LL B) Aberystwyth University; Class 2:1
  • Social Studies Degree (BA) Bangor University; Class 2:1
  • Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (DPSI)

Professional Memberships

Committee Memberships

  • ITI Professional Conduct Committee
  • NRPSI Professional Conduct Committee

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