Your Local Russian Translator in London

My name is Irina Hood and I am a professional Russian translator and Russian interpreter, member  of the of the Chartered Institute of Linguists .

English Russian Translation Service in London

I have been providing English-Russian translation services to private companies, public sector organisations and private individuals in London since 2001.

I am a trained Russian translator with a degree in Linguistics. Originally from Russia I have been living and working near London for over 15 years and I am equally proficient in both Russian and English.

As a professional English - Russian translator with significant translation experience in the fields of business and commerce, insurance, legal and banking/finance,  I also deal on a daily basis with a wide range of other material, which includes food processing, medical, marketing, art, tourism documents and others.

I will be equally happy to assist if you need a small private letter or a large corporate multipage document translated into Russian or English. You can email, fax, deliver in person or send by post your documents and I will translate in the preferred format. Your Russian or English translation will be carried out as a mirror image of the original document. 

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Certified Russian Translations in London

As a member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists I can provide certified Russian to English or English to Russian translation of corporate or private documents for official use.

I provide certified translation of Russian documents into English for a variety of the UK bodies including Home-Office, HMRC, universities, colleges and schools, hospitals,  social services, local, regional and national government offices, county courts, the Crown Court, etc.

I also provide certified translation of English documents into Russian for the embassies of the Russian Federation, Belarus, Kazakhstan and other Russian-speaking countries.

I usually work with a high quality scanned copy of the original document. I can prepare a translation draft of a short document such as a Birth Certificate within one working day. When the draft translation is ready I will email it to you for verification of names.

The translator’s certificate will contain the certification text, my contact details and my CIOL membership number; it will be signed and stamped.


The completed certified translation will be posted to your address in London or any other place in the UK or overseas, together with the original translation accompanied by a translator’s certificate. The documents are dispatched by post or electronically once I receive proof of payment. Regular 1st class delivery in the UK is free of charge but if you need Next Day delivery, the documents can be sent by “1st Class Sign For” or “Special Delivery” at extra cost. Please check the delivery prices here.

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Your Local Russian Interpreter in London

I offer consecutive English and Russian interpreting services to public sector organisations, private companies and individuals in London and the South-East of the UK.

If you are a company looking for a Russian interpreter in London I will be happy to help. My interpreting skills are based on extensive practical experience gained as a full-time Russian-English translator and interpreter for EU Technical Assistance Projects, as well as an international commercial company and a Russian regional government

If you are a private Russian-speaking individual, you live in London and your English is limited I can assist you with any interpreting request, including private medical appointments and meetings with local authorities or service providers and even weddings.

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