Lost in Translation? Finding the right words for effective international communication..

Interpreter and Translator for English and German, based in Duesseldorf. International projects require communication across language barriers. Quality translation is not just about accurately converting your text into another language – my goal is to ensure that each client’s uniqueness shines through.

Tower bridge at sunset, London


Ilke Iamsin

I am a sworn interpreter and certified translator for the English language for the Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf.

After completing a BA in English, German and Philosophy I went to London where I spent fifteen
years in international Marketing Communications, on both the client and agency side. Managing
branding and media campaigns for global companies taught me about creating relevant texts for
international and local audiences. I worked as a lecturer in Asia for five years where I learned how to
communicate effectively within and between cultures.


An interpreter works with spoken words, conveying a message from one language to another. The most common modes of interpreting are simultaneous interpreting, consecutive interpreting and whisper interpreting.

Simultaneous interpreting first emerged at the Nuremburg Trial. The interpreter listens and renders the message in the target language at the same time as the speaker is speaking.

In consecutive interpreting, the interpreter speaks after the source language speaker has stopped speaking.

Whisper interpreting is the right choice for confidential talks or meetings. You have the interpreter right at your side, and no technical equipment is required.


I prepare your translation with the due respect for your original text,

regardless of the subject matter.

Legal texts

  • Statements of claim and statements of defencen
  • Patent certificates and specifications
  • Testaments
  • Court decisions

  • Directives
  • Contracts and agreements
  • Terms and conditions of business
  • Certificates

Public Relations

  • Brochures
  • Catalogues
  • Posters
  • Speeches and presentations

  • Press releases
  • Radio spots
  • Advertising copy
  • Mailings, flyers
  • Websites

Journalistic texts

  • Reports
  • Interviews
  • Newspaper articles

  • Special features
  • Commentaries
  • Articles

Scientific texts

  • School textbooks
  • Lectures
  • Manuals and instruction material
  • Scientific reports and papers
  • Degree dissertations

Literary texts

  • Short stories
  • Novels
  • Poems

Food and Travel
Having been fortunate enough to travel to all continents I have developed a particular passion for and an expertise in travel and different local cuisines.

Subject areas

Interpreters must be able to familiarise themselves with new topics and special terminology. I regularly work in the following subject areas:

Agriculture Advertising Art Automotive Business administration Economics EU policy Finances and Controlling Human Resources / Training and workshops Insurance IT Logistics Legal texts Marketing Market research Media PR Trade and retail Social sciences Websites

Phone: + 49 163 2899 752

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