German Accurate Translations

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Who we are

Professional English/German translation and interpreting service by London-based German native specialising in legal and commercial documents.

Additional preferred subjects include
psychology, sports (football, tennis), certificates (birth, marriage, school, university etc.), wills. Address for service of legal documents. Security clearance, official Metropolitan Police translator and interpreter.


Member of the Institute of Translations and Interpreting (MITI), London, since 1989; Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists (MCIL), London, since 1987; Member of the German Federation of Translators and Interpreters (BDÜ) since 1986; State-certified interpreter and translator, Bavaria, Germany since 1986.

Good knowledge of French.

Why choose us


    Established as a full-time professional translator and interpreter based in London since 1986. Native command of German. Owner of German Accurate Translations. Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists (MCIL), the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (MITI) and the German Federation of Translators and Interpreters (BDÜ). Fully registered with the National Register of Public Service Interpreters (RPSI) and the Law Society.


    Full availability. High output. Easy communications. Urgent work. Large volumes.Tight deadlines.


    Translations by email, telephone, post, from my office, on your client’s premises or your own. Legal and general assignments considered.


    Translation files can be supplied in Word or many other formats to suit your system.


    Reasonable rates. No hidden extras. Free quotations.


    Data security. Discretion. Respect of your privacy.

Our experience

Translation English into German - 32 years
Translation German into English - 25 years
Interpreting - 25 years
Proofreading - 25 years
Transcription of audio material - 25 years
Editing - 20 years
Abstracting - 10 years

About Founders

Michael Mertl

CEO, Founder


Michael is a translation industry expert with over 32 years of experience, a passion for languages, and a belief in the power of global communication. After training at the Institute of Languages in Munich, Germany, he set up German Accurate Translations in 1986 in London.
He has been delivering high-quality translation, editing, proofreading and interpreting services to discerning clients in law, commerce and the media, helping them to communicate effectively with their German-speaking audiences.

His primary focus is on texts with high demands on style, with the aim of producing translations that read like originals, without sacrificing the accuracy of the translation.

He has been a full member of the Institute of Translation & Interpreting (ITI), the Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL) and the German Federation of Translation and Interpreting (BDÜ) since the late 1980s, and he is registered with the National Register of Public Service Interpreters (RPSI).

Among our clients


Benefits Of Working With Us

Professional Presentation

Through assisting clients in a number of different business sectors, we’ve learnt that every project is distinctive, requiring individualized objectives. For this reason, we will choose an expert whose set of skills will be a suited match.

Efficiency and Delivery

By choosing to work with our agency, you not only choose excellent customer service, fast turnaround times and industry specialists, but also the guarantee of accurate and professional translations.

Accurate The First Time

We understand importance of accuracy and therefore identified and built procedures based on our experience and we promise an error free content. Our services always follow our core values; Quality, Reliability and Security.

High Quality Work

We work hard to make sure that all the projects we translate or interpret are of the highest possible standard, whether it’s a website, legal documents, marketing projects or just a simple letter you need certified.