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Swahili interpreters and translators for legal, medical, corporate and private matters.

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Interpretation, Translation and Transcription Services.

Language Interpreters is one of the prominent translation agencies in London that offers interpreting, translation, and transcription services in and out of London / within UK for over 100 Languages. We offer reasonable and competitive rates that comply with Legal Aid guidelines. Swahili interpreters and translators services provider in London, UK

Swahili Interpreters

We have a database of handpicked Swahili interpreters who are dedicated, qualified and skilled. They are accredited with a minimum of one or more formal interpreting and translation qualifications that permits them to provide services at Courts, Tribunals, Offices of Law Firms, GP Practices, Councils, Hospitals, Detention Centres and many more. These freelance interpreters are most sought-after linguists as they cover several dialects and language combinations for our three services at short notice.

Telephone interpretations - Over the phone interpreting.
Video Translations -ideo conferencing or virtual interpretations.
Onsite Interpretation -Consecutive and face to face interpreting.

Swahili Translators

Our freelance Swahili translators are proficient, skilled, and experienced in translating documents for all kind of industries. They have all the prerequisites to assist as per the Legal Aid Agency requirements. The certified Swahili translations from Swahili into English or English into Swahili are signed, stamped, and certified for every official purpose.

Legal translations- Court documents, witness statements, social service-related matters, mental health assessments, medical reports etc for the private and public sector, businesses, government bodies and law firms.
Personal translations-IDs, passports, (birth, death, divorce, marriage) certificates, education, and professional certificates and more, for immigration, asylum, childcare, family, crime, housing, mental health, and civil matters.
Technical translations-reports, contracts, leaflets, books, journals and more.

We also provide Swahili transcription services for videos, audios, cds, youtube links and more.

Swahili language, origin and dialects spoken over the world.

Origin and History

Often known by its native name, Kiswahili, Swahili is a Bantu language (of the Congo clan) and the Swahili people's native language. Swahili is a language related to other parts of East and Southern Africa in the African Great Lakes region, including Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, parts of Malawi, Somalia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique, Zambia and. Comorian, spoken in the Comoros Islands, is often considered to be a Swahili dialect, although it is considered by other authorities to be a separate language. In Kenya and parts of Uganda, Sheng is a blend of Swahili and English that is widely spoken.

The precise number of Swahili speakers is uncertain and is a matter of dispute, be they native or second-language speakers. Swahili is also one of the working languages of the African Union and is formally recognised by the East African Community as a liaison language.


Around 15 major Swahili dialects are in use, as well as some pidgin variants. KiUnguja (or Kiunguja), spoken in Zanzibar and in the mainland areas of Tanzania, are the three most important dialects; kiMvita (or Kimvita), spoken in Mombasa and other parts of Kenya; and kiAmu (or Kiamu), spoken on Lamu Island and neighbouring parts of the coast. Standard Swahili is based on the dialect of KiUnguja.

Countries spoken

In Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, Swahili is the national language and the official language of the Eastern African Community, which includes Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan. The use of Swahili in southern, western, and northern Africa is spreading.

Swahili interpreters are an indispensable asset in both the medical and legal domains.

These interpreters play a pivotal role in facilitating effective communication and surmounting language barriers. They possess the ability to tailor their services to individual needs, covering a spectrum of scenarios like private events, business discussions, immigration offices, medical consultations, and social gatherings. The transformative impact of language advancements on communication is evident in the success of Swahili interpreters in private settings.

The program, dedicated to promoting fairness and acceptance within the legal system, stands as a notable initiative for which I express sincere gratitude for your support. Over time, it has become an integral component of numerous legal proceedings, providing precise and culturally appropriate interpretation to bridge the communication gap between legal professionals and Swahili speakers seeking assistance. These interpreters have become invaluable allies in overcoming language barriers in the legal field and upholding the principle of fairness.

It is imperative that interpreters assist in Law Enforcement to facilitate communication between individuals with limited English proficiency and the legal system. Legal aid translation services play a crucial role in bridging the language gap, enabling individuals to understand legal documents, court proceedings, and other vital information essential for their legal representation. These services ensure that the legal process is fair and equitable by delivering accurate and culturally sensitive translations. Despite language barriers, individuals may face challenges in understanding their rights or participating effectively in legal proceedings across various contexts.

Certified and experienced Swahili interpreters and translators exhibit unwavering dedication and proficiency, guaranteeing the accessibility of justice for Swahili speakers. The utilisation of Swahili Legal Aid interpreters has significantly contributed to overcoming obstacles, fostering comprehension, and promoting fairness and acceptance within the legal industry.

The meticulous selection of proficient Kiswahili interpreters is of utmost importance

Interpreters originating from Kiswahili-speaking nations play a crucial role in bridging communication gaps across diverse locales. Their primary objective is to eliminate language barriers, whether in the context of legal proceedings or private gatherings. This commitment is geared towards fostering fairness and inclusivity.

The Kiswahili Legal Aid Interpreter Program has significantly expedited legal proceedings by addressing the urgent need for skilled legal interpreters. The provision of precise and culturally appropriate translation services is essential for upholding the law and overcoming linguistic challenges between legal professionals and individuals who speak Kiswahili.

Individuals with limited proficiency in English require legal aid interpreters to effectively communicate with the legal system. These interpreters provide vital information about legal representations to individuals who speak Kiswahili. Language barriers can hinder individuals from fully comprehending their rights or actively participating in various legal proceedings.

The development of competent Kiswahili legal aid interpreters and translators is crucial for ensuring equitable treatment for fluent speakers of the language. These legal professionals safeguard their profession by delivering precise and culturally appropriate translations. They encourage open discourse and foster an environment that inspires individuals to participate in legal matters, enabling them to understand their responsibilities and obligations.

Whether employed by private entities or regulated programs, such as the Kiswahili Legal Aid Interpreter Program, the utilisation of specialised Kiswahili interpreters is crucial for fostering effective communication.