ISO 20771 Certification

About ISO 20771 Legal Translation Services

ISO 20771 is the International Standard for Legal Translation.

It specifies the requirements for the competences and qualifications of legal translators, revisers and reviewers. In particular, it specifies the core processes, resources, professional development, training and other aspects of the legal translation service provided by individual translators.

Fulfilment of the requirements set out in this document enables the individual legal translator to demonstrate their capability to maintain a desired level of quality in legal translation services that will meet the Client’s and other applicable specifications and therefore be considered a fit for purpose specialist translation product.

The use of output from machine translation, even with post-editing, is outside the scope of this standard.

This standard does not apply to interpreting services.

ISO 20771 Collaborative Certification

The ISO 20771 standard is aimed at individual legal translators, and therefore cannot be implemented by language service companies directly.

ATC Certification operates a collaborative certification process whereby language service companies collaborate with in-house or freelance legal translators to jointly fulfil the requirements of the standard.

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Achieve ISO 20771 Certification with ATC Certification

ATC Certification specialises in providing auditing and certification services for the language services industry.

From an initial FREE consultation call with one of our expert auditors to successful certification, ATC Certification adds value to your operations.


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ISO Certification Process

Our ISO Certification Scheme operates on a three-year cycle, with an initial two-stage process to achieve certification.

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