Welcome to Awendan Language Services! My name is Nicole Hawkesford, and I am a Chartered Linguist based in North London. I work from French and Spanish into English, and my primary specialism is translation for the medical and life science sector. I also cover the areas of sustainability and handcrafts.

When working with me, you’ll gain the benefit of one-on-one, personal service combined with breadth of knowledge gained from 8 years working in the world’s biggest Language Service Provider (LSP) companies, for the top global names in Pharma and Medical Devices.

What can I help you with?

  • Translation (from French to English or Spanish to English)
  • Certified Translation (from French to English)
  • Editing (from French to English or Spanish to English)
  • Proofreading (English)
  • Machine Translation post-editing (from French to English)
  • Transcription (English or French monolingual or from French to English)
  • Layout / completeness QA of typeset/print-ready documents
  • QRD compliance checks for EMA submissions
  • Overlay or Link Checks for market research surveys
  • Data coding for market research (French or English)

Specialist areas:

  • Medical & Life Science
  • Sustainability & eco-lifestyle
  • Sewing, knitting & hand crafts

You can find out more about my specialisms, qualifications, testimonials and the services I offer via the menu at the top of the page.

If you think we’d be a good fit, let’s talk to discuss your project further!