Siriol Hugh-Jones is a translator and former lawyer who specialises in legal translation from Russian and German into English. She began translating in the field of law back in 1991 and subsequently spent over eight years studying and then practising law in the City of London and in Moscow. As a lawyer, she worked in the areas of banking, company and commercial law and was for several years a member of the Projects Department of one of London's leading international law firms. She became a full-time translator in 2008 and is a Member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting and of the Chartered Institute of Linguists. Find out more about Siriol at her website.