About Me

About 1st Choice Translations

1st Choice Translations is run by Freelance German Translator Erika Baker DipTrans IoLET MCIL

I am Erika Baker, a fulltime, professional freelance German  translator. With German as my mother tongue and having lived and worked in the UK since 1986, I translate between English and German. I take pride in providing  professional, comprehensive, efficient, confidential and reliable translation service. My clients include business and private customers who need to both understand and be understood in these languages. My aim is an excellent personal customer service.

My qualifications include:

  • Diploma in Translation (English-German), Institute of Linguists
  • Diploma in English for International Communication, Institute of Linguists
  • Member of the Institute of Linguists

As a freelance German translator I undertake a wide variety of general commercial and private translation work while specialising in translating documents concerning:

  • Business Management and Marketing
  • Agreements and Contracts
  • Finance
  • Tourism
  • Nutrition
  • Insurance
  • Environmental Issues
  • Public and Private Documents Needing Certification

Moreover, I am happy to use my skills in challenging new ways and welcome enquiries for a variety of translation tasks to suit your needs.