Translation Services

Administrative & Legal Documents

  • Birth, death, marriage and divorce certificates
  • Court rulings
  • Academic and professional qualifications
  • Driving licences
  • Adoption papers
  • Wills
  • Property deeds
  • etc




Literary works (French to English only)


Interpreting Services
Any situation requiring the services of a consecutive interpreter including in the law courts, during appointments with lawyers and notaries, at civil or religious wedding ceremonies, at business meetings or with administrative bodies etc.

Prudence Benatar


  • BA (Eng. Lit.), Cambridge University, UK
  • MA (Eng. Lit.), Cambridge University, UK
  • Dip.Trans.IoL, Diploma in Translation, Institute of Linguists, London, UK
  • Sworn Court Translator, Bordeaux Court of Appeal
  • Member of UNETICA, Union National des Experts Traducteurs Interprètes près les Cours d’Appel


  • British-born, bi-lingual
  • dual British/French nationality
  • permanently resident in France since 1990
  • totally integrated in the local community
  • immersed in French life, culture and language

Prudence Benatar has been translating and interpreting in the Dordogne since 1995.  Her work is professional, rapid and of a high standard.  Confidentiality and deadlines are both scrupulously respected.  When interpreting she is frequently thanked for her humane and understanding approach.


Tel: +33 (0) 5 53 73 60 80
Mob: +33 (0) 6 86 01 45 89



Competitive pricing.
Free quotes - just ask!


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