Lucica Abil - Freelance Translator

About me

Please feel free to e-mail me for a free quote.


My expertise in legal, financial and business translation is the result of sixteen years as a Legal Counsel and Manager in the administrative, banking and capital markets fields, and of several years as a freelance translator.

I am the author of a multilingual dictionary of financial terms (
Dicţionar Bursier, Economica Publishing House, Bucharest, 1994) and of a banking and financial dictionary (Column in the Economistul Newspaper, Bucharest, 1992-1993).

* Since February 2006

Full time freelance translator

Some of my projects:

- Law: EU regulations, arbitration, due diligence reports, contracts, leases, agreements, proxies, wills, case files, summons and complaints, judicial proceedings, guides for immigrants and other immigration related documents;

- Finance: key investor information documents (KIID), mergers and acquisitions, share purchase agreements, subscriptions to capital stock, risk assessment reports, bank statements, financial reports and statements, auditing reports, tax forms;

- Business: European works council (EWC), business plans, company reports, corporate brochures, minutes, business correspondence, policies & procedures, tenders.

* August 1987 - January 2003

I held positions as a Legal Counsel, Head of Licensing Office, Banking Advisor, Markets Expert and Legal Office Manager with the Romanian Registry of Shareholders (former share registrar on the Romanian capital markets), the
National Bank of Romania (the Romanian Central Bank), the Bucharest Stock Exchange, Commercial Banks, the Bank Deposit Guarantee Fund and local Administrative Bodies, and as a Researcher with the Institute of Finance, Prices and Foreign Exchange, Bucharest, Romania.


- share purchase agreements, SEC and NASDAQ regulations, US and French Companies and Securities Law, and other capital markets issues;
- French, Belgian, US and Italian banking law
- Stock Exchange regulations and documents (US, Canadian, French), legal opinions.


* MA (valedictorian, cum laude) -
University of Sibiu, Romania
Law School
Major in Economic and Administrative Law - June 1987

* Certificate in Legal Sciences -
University of Bucharest, Romania
Law School
Major in Criminal Law - May 1993


* Certificate by the
Romanian Ministry of Culture - Central Commission Granting Translator Certificates (Italian to Romanian and Romanian to Italian)

* Business and Banking English Course organised by the
Romanian Banking Institute - Training Centre, Bucharest, Romania - September 1996-February 1997

* Fundamentals of Financial Markets Programme, aimed at developing a comprehensive knowledge of the security industry organised by the
London Stock Exchange - Emerging Markets Training Programme - October 1995

* Seminar on Banking Supervision organised by the
Joint Vienna Institute and Basle Committee on Banking Supervision - September 1994

* Train the Trainers Programme (Banking) organised by the
Bank of France - October 1993


* Please find Client Feedback in the Willingness to Work Again, Project History, and Blue Board sections of my profile.