My name is Irina Hood and I am a professional English - Russian translator, Russian interpreter and Russian tutor. I am based near London, UK. I have been a member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists, UK, since 2001.

As an English - Russian translator I offer first-hand knowledge in many aspects of corporate affairs, the public sector, tourism and others, to both corporate and private clients. This is based on extensive practical experience gained as a full-time Russian translator and interpreter for EU Technical Assistance Projects and international commercial companies.


Certified Russian Translator

Certified Russian to English and English to Russian Translations of corporate and personal documents for visas, tax registration, business incorporation, marriages, courts of law etc. in the UK and most other European countries as well as many other English-speaking countries of the world.

Russian English Translations

Russian English translation services - from a private letter to multi-page business documents. I guarantee precise high quality translation based on industry specific experience in the field of business, commerce, insurance, legal, marketing, coal industry, agriculture, food processing, and art.

Russian Interpreter            

English - Russian interpreting services in London and South-East of the UK for businesses and private clients. My interpreting skills are based on extensive practical experience. My clients include Honda, British Vogue, Fyffes Group, Channel 4, Oxford John Ragcliffe Hospital.


About me

I am a trained Russian translator with a degree in Linguistics. Originally from Russia, I have been based in the UK for over 15 years working closely with a large number of the British and European companies such as Honda Racing, BBC, Fyffes, British Vogue, Channel 4, and National Geographic, helping them with business negotiations or translation of materials into Russian or English. Having said that I am equally happy to assist individual English or Russian-speaking clients with my Russian Language services.

As a member of the CIOL I provide certified Russian to English or English to Russian translations of documents for official use. In the last 5 years I have successfully completed certified English-Russian translations of corporate and personal documents for over 750 clients in the UK, Europe and other English and Russian-speaking countries.

My Russian interpreting assignments cover London and Greater London, Brighton, Guildford, Gatwick, Redhill, Tunbridge Wells, Southampton, Portsmouth, West Sussex, East Sussex, Surrey, Kent, Hampshire and Essex.

For more information about my Russian translation and Russian tuition services please visit my other pages, for references please check Testimonials, for my latest projects and news please visit my Blog and for my updated Privacy Policy meeting the new requirements set out by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25 May 2018, please click here.


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At all times Irina was at ease and competent with an extraordinary ability to clearly interpret the precise meaning of discussions. In addition Irina has a very pleasant disposition and gets on extremely well with other people.

- Tommy Hamilton, Team Leader, EU Project FDUR 9301

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