Welcome to A.C. Gibbs Translations

Freelance translator/editor since 1996

I am Alison Gibbs and started my freelance translating/editing career after a degree in modern languages, a postgraduate diploma in translating and a 10-year career in the financial services sector in the UK and Netherlands.

More information on my educational qualifications and professional experience.

Dutch and German into English

I translate from Dutch and German into English (native speaker), and edit and proofread academic and other texts in English. I also offer sworn translations in these language combinations.

Specialising in Financial, Legal and HRM

Translations, editing and proofreading in the following areas:


  • Tax
  • Economics/Economic history
  • Banking
  • Insurance
  • Pensions

Legal (national and EU)

  • Tax law
  • Law of obligations
  • Administrative law
  • Employment law
  • Migration law


  • Recruitment and selection
  • Employment relationships

For more examples of assignments, see Clients.