Laurels are great, but…

I don’t know much about Deepak Chopra and I admit I had or may still have a preconception about him. However, while I was reading a book I found a very interesting phrase which is apparently his: […]

Make that move!

Mr. Perfect does not exist. And the time is never right.

What I am trying to say is that conditions are never perfect. We will always feel it is not the best moment to do something that scares us. “Someday” […]

Killer Talent – Killer Value

At The TR Company we provide professional services – translation and interpretation mainly, and also, from time to time, we offer training courses and seminars.

I’ve been running a professional service firm for over 15 years and have learned one […]

Our Guide to Hiring Translators

I am often asked by students, newly graduated translators and faculty members what factors influence how the hiring decision is made at a translation company like ours.

EDUCATION AND SKILLS

First of all, we clearly want to know if the applicant […]

110 Most Common Legal Terms Translated into Spanish

Although translations of specific terms always depend on and vary according to the context in which they are used, for a simple and quick reference, we have put together a list of 110 legal terms commonly used in different […]

Using a Bit of Spanish in Your Emails

Do you have Customers or Providers in Spanish-speaking countries? Spice up your emails with some useful words and phrases in Spanish!

Using Spanish in your written communications will be easier, although you can also give it a try over the […]

By |December 2, 2013|BLOG, For Lawyers|

Saying Thank You

We all know that showing our appreciation is important. Some of us say thank you often and easily; some don’t. We’re always in such a hurry that sometimes it is difficult to stop to show our gratitude to someone […]

How to Keep Highly Satisfied Customers

The other day I was at a party, and there was a stand-up comedian delivering what was obviously not her best performance. (It is incredibly uncomfortable to be directly in front of a stand-up comedian who I don’t find […]

Developing Good Legal Writing Skills

Many (most?) legal documents, to a greater or lesser extent, are structured in a way that makes them less accessible to the reader and use language that is less precise and efficient than it might be, in particular language […]

Plain English for Lawyers

Should lawyers write in plain English? I think they should. Most of them think otherwise.

The fact is lawyers don’t write in plain English; they don’t like plain English. Plain is simple, they think simple is easy and no one […]

By |November 14, 2013|BLOG, For Lawyers|