ISO/CD* 20771 Specialized translation services – Requirements: Part 1 Legal translation



This document provides requirements for the competences and qualifications of legal translators, revisers and reviewers, defines the core processes, resources, professional development, training and other aspects necessary for the provision by individual translators of a quality legal specialist translation service that meets applicable specifications.

Application of this document also provides the means by which an individual translator can demonstrate their professionalism and conformity of specific translation services to this document and their capability to deliver a legal translation service that will meet the Client’s and other applicable specifications and be therefore considered fit-for-purpose specialist translation product.

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

This document does not apply to interpreting services.