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Freelance consultant specialising in legal issues (non-practising solicitor) Perugia, Umbria

Italian/English Translator/Interpretor/Legal Consultant-specialising in IP/English Language Teacher

Rating:5 out of 5 (1 review)
Hourly Rate / Cost:£35.29 per hour (ex. VAT)
Daily Rate / Cost:£282.35 per day (ex. VAT)
Available From:Now
Candidate ID:321110
: Offers a discounted hourly rate to registered charities
: Freelancer has their own limited company

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CV (Curriculum Vitae) / Résumé

Before I became a qualified solicitor in the private sector, I had extensive project managerial experience of over 5 years of the not for profit sector. The most prominent being as Project Manager at Stirling Citizens’ Advice Bureau. I developed an advice service in conjunction with Stirling and District Association for Mental Health.

My academic and legal background has equipped me with excellent writing and research skills that I bring to all my assignments.

I am now operating as a home based freelance legal consultant, Italian translator and English teacher in both the UK and Italy that perfectly suits my excellent natural skills for self-discipline, motivation and time management. I have a proven ability to manage a varied caseload, to understand organizational needs and advise accordingly. Ability to work on a self-directed basis and as part of a team. Assessment of client’s needs and delivery of work within agreed timescales. Clear and effective communicator with considerable experience of developing presentations to both large and small groups. I am a native English speaker, with Intermediate/Fluent Italian both verbal and written

Employment History

(Aug 2007 to Sep 2012)

Owner

Umbria, Italy

Activities

• Project managed rebuild and establishment of bed and breakfast business
• Website and logo design and launch
• Design and publication of multilingual publicity material


(May 2004 to Jul 2007)

Legal Traineeship then Qualified Solicitor

Scotland

Legal Traineeship then Qualified Solicitor
Activities

• Civil Law-including family law-contact and resident orders, parental rights and separation agreements, division of matrimonial property, interdicts with power of arrests, precognitions and affidavits. Assisted in the implementation of the new civil legal aid procedures and drafted the firms good practice guidelines.
• Criminal Law -representation of clients at district, sheriff and High courts including pleading, intermediate and trial diets. Assisted in the implementation of the Scottish legal aid board case audit.
• Conveyancing Law-assisted in the provision of offers, examination of title and dispositions.
• Private Client Law-provision of wills and power of attorneys, executrix estates.


(Aug 2002 to Aug 2003)

Housing Support Supervisor

Visibility, Glasgow, Scotland

Activities

• Identified and assessed client housing requirements, offered support and assistance to maintain independence in their home.
• Involved in staff supervision, induction and appraisals.


(Feb 1999 to Oct 2000)

Mental Health Project Manager

Citizens Advice Bureau, Stirling, Scotland

Activities

• Developed and managed a client centred mental health advice service that provided information, advice, representation and advocacy.
• Formed support networks with key personnel, including CPN’s and social work professionals, to encourage effective delivery of community and social care services.
• Presented quarterly and annual project reports to relevant funding agencies.
• Represented clients at Social Security Tribunal with a 100% success record

Education

(Oct 2002 to May 2004)

University of Edinburgh

Post Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice


(Oct 2000 to Jun 2002)

University of Glasgow

LLB- Graduate Accelerated 2 year Law Programme.


(Oct 1994 to Jun 1998)

University of Glasgow

MA JOINT HONOURS 2:1 Archaeology and History.

Current CV

PROFESSIONAL BODIES

Member of the Law Society of Scotland. Practicing Certificate No. 0533315365

LANGUAGE SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Italian intermediate level.

i-to-i UK LTD, Leeds, UK, August 2006

Diploma in Teaching English as a Foreign Language.


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  • Freelance writer: Freelance writers required for a variety of assignments producing 10-20 articles per month. We are looking to form a small team of 5 regular writers to produce online news, articles and blog posts. Ideally candidates would have experience of writing for the energy sector. Essential requirement is to use your creative skills to independently develop 5 original pieces of 3-500 words each based on one keyword per weekly.
  • Trademark / Patent: We are looking for someone who has experience of registering products as trademarks. Patent/legal experience may be of an advantage. We are based in Scotland but all work can be done remotely. A couple of hours a day, over several days one week

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