Founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 1989, TransLegal has grown to become the world leader in Legal English, providing a wide range of products and services to the international legal community, including Legal English testing, online Legal English courses and resources, live seminars and training, translation of legal documents, and the World Law Dictionary.

Translegal has produced the following Legal English products


The International Legal English Certificate, in cooperation with Cambridge University.


The bestselling coursebooks International Legal English and Introduction to International Legal English, published by Cambridge University Press.


Online courses in Legal English, used by universities around the world.


The World Law Dictionary, in cooperation with leading universities in Asia, Europe and the Americas.

Our vision

TransLegal is working to connect the world’s legal languages by coordinating the translation of national legal terminology into English. We are developing a system that facilitates the international practise of law and the development of innovative language products, solutions and resources that provide deeper insight into jurisdictional differences, improve automated translation solutions and leverage the power of artificial intelligence.

Our people

Michael G. Lindner
Michael is a former US civil litigator and an authorised translator from Swedish to English. He holds BA and JD degrees and has led TransLegal since founding the company in 1989.
Thomas B. Mann
Tom is an American corporate and commercial lawyer and a seasoned German-English legal translator. He has BA and JD degrees from US universities and an LL.M degree from a German university. He helped set up TransLegal’s German operations in the mid-1990s and ran them for almost three decades. In addition to being the editor-in-chief of TransLegal’s German dictionary, he now also functions as TransLegal’s Chief Research Officer.
Péter Torma
Péter is a Hungarian lawyer and formerly worked as an anti-trust and competition specialist in Brussels. He holds BA and LLM degrees. In his capacity as TransLegal’s Chief Operations Officer, he manages the company’s day-to-day operations, including language teams.
Michael Krallmann
Michael is a former UK solicitor and patents litigator, as well as an authorised translator from Norwegian to English. He holds BA, BSc, LLM and MA degrees. In addition to being a co-editor of TransLegal’s Norwegian dictionary, he is TransLegal’s Chief Legal Officer and has responsibility for TransLegal’s business development activities.