German translation services

As a translation agency run and managed by professional translators, we only work with the most professional and highly qualified German translators and interpreters. Language Professionals is a well-established agency based in Sydney who has been  providing German translation services and interpreting services all around Australia since 1998. We have native speaking German project managers and a pool of experienced accredited translators who cover a wide range of industry specialisations.

Managing Director Max Doerfler has been involved in the language industry for over 30 years and has in-depth knowledge of the translation and interpreting profession in Australia. He is a German translator accredited by NAATI (the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters in Australia), and a German interpreter and member of the AIIC (the International Association of Conference Interpreters), the only international association of  professional conference interpreters. Max is a former Chairman, member examiner and German language panel member of the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (NAATI) and was also a founding member and former Chairman of the NSW branch of AUSIT (Australian Institute of Interpreters & Translators).

Conference Interpreting Services Manager Bertold Schmitt is a professional conference interpreter (NAATI Senior level, AIIC) and a member of the global Calliope network of Consultant Interpreters. In addition to having worked at many events hosted by agencies of the United Nations and private sector organisations, he has also accumulated the experience of over 30 Codex Committee meetings and FAO Conferences in the last 10 years.

Language Services Operations Manager Christiane Lutze holds a University diploma in translation from University of Dusseldorf for the German, English and French languages. Christiane is responsible for the day-to-day managing of our German translation and interpreting services.

Our German translation and interpreting Services

  • German Legal Translations: German contracts, wills, insurance claims, court submissions, judgements
  • German Medical and Pharmaceutical Translations: Clinical Trials, Drug Registration Documentation, Instructions for Use, Patient Information, Scientific Articles, Toxicology Reports, Software. We also perform back translation from German into English.
  • German Technical Translations: Engineering specifications, machinery, patents, technical reports
  • German Financial Translations: German import permits, export permits, annual reports, contracts, Profit and Loss report, business plans, etc…
  • German Personal Document Translations: German birth certificate, marriage certificate, death certificate, police check, university degree and diploma, academic transcript, drivers’ licence, family register, employment certificate and reference, identity card, medical report, certificate of insurance.

German Conference Interpreting: Simultaneous interpreting for conferences and congresses. AIIC accredited German interpreters.

German Business Interpreting: Consecutive or whispered interpreting. Delegation, parliamentary visits, seminars, product launches. AIIC accredited German interpreters.

German Legal Interpreting: Consecutive interpreting. For courts, legal conferences,  insurance companies, law firms, tribunals, court appearances for Family Law, Civil and Criminal litigations, Arbitration and Mediation, Investigations, Hearings, Immigration. NAATI accredited German interpreters.

German Medical Interpreting: For medical appointments, hospital, insurance, Personal Injury Claims, Worker’s Compensation. NAATI accredited German interpreters.

To enquire about our German translation services, or German interpreting services, please contact Christiane, Max or Bertold on (02) 9356 1600. Or email us:

German links in Australia

Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade: Useful links and travel information for Germany, German embassies in Australia:

Goethe Institut Australien:

German law firms in Australia: