Club Clé France: Translation services
We are very pleased to offer a choice of further translation services when buying a house in France to our clients beyond that of the basic buying process. Our expert partners are Charles Raton a translator for over 20 years, Valérie Roger at "SOS Anglo" and Karine Chevalier-Watts of "Karine’s Languages & Administrative Services".
During the buying process we will guide you step by step but if you require any further specific translation then Karine is on hand to help. We also find that Valérie can be invaluable to people when they are 'settling-in' to life in France, sorting out various issues of administration from working out what your Electric bill says to re-registering your car and organising an internet connection!
Searching for property for sale in France need not be a chore and although we ensure our property details are in English you may need translation support further into the process, clients find Valérie invaluable when finding out about all the day-to-day, nitty-gritty details about living in France, from understanding your electric bill to re-registering your car and insuring your pet parrot!
"Charles Raton Translation Services"
We are very pleased to offer further translation services when buying a house in France to our clients beyond that of the basic buying process and we fully recommend the expert help of Charles Raton.
Charles can help you with all aspects of the buying process from understanding French mortgages and finance, to obtaining and understanding diagnostic reports and home insurance, as well as the important sales documents such as the Compromis de Vente and the Acte de Vente.
You can book a telephone consultation with Charles at any stage of the buying process via phone or Skype and arrange visits in person for official signings (Charles works in Brittany, Normandy, the Pays de la Loire and the Centre of France).
Charles Raton is a fully insured French to English and English to French translator with international legal experience.
The first consultation is free and if you decide to work with Charles, then a deposit is taken to secure his time and expertise.
Charles achieved a Masters degree in Civil Law at the University of Orleans (where he was placed first in International Business Litigation Law) and was admitted to the Paris Bar in September 2000. He worked as an Associate at Courtois-Lebel and Richards Butler (now Reed Smith) in Paris between 2000 and 2005, before moving to London to work for various International law firms including Clifford Chance, Debevoise & Plimpton, Cadwalader and Gibson Dunn. During this time, Charles also passed the QLTT to qualify as a Solicitor in England and Wales. In 2019, Charles moved back to France with his family and now provides translation and proof-reading services from his home in Department 53 (Mayenne).
Charles has been translating legal documents in France and the UK for 20 years. When you book Charles to help you buy or sell a property in France, you are booking a translator with a working knowledge of French and UK Law.
To obtain a quote for translation services contact Charles using the form above, so he can start helping you with your translation enquiry and give you an accurate quote.
"SOS Anglo Translation & Administrative Services"
Valérie is a native French lady running in charge of SOS-Anglo.
She is based in the Mayenne department and the aim of her business is to offer assistance to the English speaking community, from a simple translation to very specialised secretarial, relocation and administrative work.
Valérie is pleased to say that her business has thrived during the last six years due to the faith that her clients have in her.
They say that the knowledge and expertise has many times smoothed their path into the French systems and the convoluted paperwork that the French authorities seem to love has been explained and handled professionally.
Valérie works in the North-west of France mainly in the departments of 53, 61, 35, 50, 72, 85, and 14 but can travel anywhere in France. Her assistance is professional, friendly and we are proud to say that her discretion and reliability are second to none. Day after day, Valérie solves problems, re-arranges situations and makes life easier for the expats or those who owns a second home in France.
She is reliable and efficient and has helped a great many people by solving all sorts of issues which they found too complicated to solve on their own. For Valérie, no job is too small or too big, she enjoy finding the most satisfactory outcome for each of her clients.
To obtain a quote for translating or administrative services contact Valérie using the form below so she can start helping you with your translation enquiry and give you an accurate quote.
"Karine’s Languages & Administrative Services"
Searching for property for sale in France need not be a chore and although we ensure our property details are in English you may need translation support further into the process, perhaps for legal reasons; rest assured when buying your French property with us we have all the languages covered with the help of Karine.
Founded by self-employed Karine Chevalier-Watts in May 2011 to answer a growing demand for languages tutoring, translating and interpreting along with a wide range of multilingual secretarial and administrative needs in the South West of England and beyond.
- The company is aimed at providing a straight-forward, flexible, friendly and affordable service in languages and administrative skills to the general public and to small businesses alike.
- Karine offers a comprehensive range of linguistic services to suit all your personal and professional needs. Karine not only specialises in French and English but can translate many languages, Mandarin Chinese, Arabic and more.
- Karine was born in Lozère, France but spent most of her youth in Provence.
From a very early age, she was fascinated by foreign languages and by the age of 17, could already speak English, Spanish and Russian.
- Based in Wiltshire, the company consists of a highly competent team of international native speakers, fully qualified and experienced in teaching their own languages at all levels and translating documents for personal and commercial purposes.
To obtain a quote for translating services contact Karine using the form below so she can start helping you with your translation enquiry and give you an accurate quote.
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