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French is a Romance language, meaning that it is a descendant of Latin, and so closely related to Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and Romanian. However, French is noticeably different from these, largely due to differing influences, both from the languages that it replaced as the modern French language evolved, and from its Germanic neighbours. French became the official language of France quite late on, in 1539, when King François I decided it should replace Latin. From that time on, French went from strength to strength, so that, by 1634 and the foundation of the Académie Française (the official – if often ignored – authority on French usage, grammar and vocabulary, which aims to preserve the purity of the language), French was the lingua franca of educated Europe, a position it held for over 200 years, only displaced by English in the period after World War II.

The very ubiquity of French means that it is always a busy language for translation and interpreting work. Business letters; legal documents; personal certificates and statements; bills, invoices and credit notes; contracts; bank statements; medical reports – we see them all, and more. We have excellent, well qualified linguists working in French who will produce a superb translation for you.

French to English and English to French Services we provide


Global Language Services Ltd endeavours to provide an efficient and professional French interpreting service while maintaining customer and client confidentiality.

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We are committed to delivering French translation services to national and international customers to the highest standard, on time and on budget.

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Benefits - Why Choose Us

You never know when you or your business may need linguistic support. Therefore, it is important to have a language service provider that you can trust. That’s where Global Language Services Ltd comes in.
Competitive Pricing

We pride ourselves on not only providing a quality service but also ensuring affordability for our customers.

Professionalism Guaranteed

With an educational background in linguistics, our Glasgow–based translations team know the ins and outs of the translation industry, and are always more than happy to offer clients the benefit of our experience and eye for the pitfalls of translation.


We currently hold ISO 9001:2008, ISO 17100:2015, ISO 27001:2013 and Cyber Essentials accreditations. We are also a member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting.


Security is a top priority at Global Language Services Ltd. All our staff and linguists are required to sign NDAs. We also transmit documentation via encrypted software. Rest assured that we will treat your information with the strictest confidence.

People not Processors

At Global Language Services Ltd, we believe that your translation should be carried out by a qualified, expert linguist rather than a machine. No machine can pick up on the complexity and nuances of language that a trained linguist can.

Considerable Experience

Established in 2001, Global Language Services Ltd has been providing cost-effective and high-quality translation and interpreting services for almost two decades. Let our wealth of experience do the talking.

A Track Record To Be Proud Of

Our staff are committed to bolstering your business in whichever industry that may be. By hiring only fully qualified and capable linguists, we are able to attract and maintain excellent working relationships with clients from a wide range of industries.

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What Our Clients Have To Say

British Transport Police

“Very well done in difficult circumstances – most helpful”

MacRoberts LLP

“This is the first time I’ve used Global Language Services Ltd – I’m very impressed with your service and will recommend you to my colleagues”

Delta Energy and Environment

“Any more translations required and I will definitely be using your company again. Fast turnaround has been a life saver!”

Scottish Prison Service

“A big thank you from all concerned. Feedback from our customer is that they have been very impressed and pleased with the format”

Highland Children’s Forum

“That is fantastic –thank you so much. It will make it much easier at this end to match the voice over doing it in a table this way. It is also great that you can make our very tight timescale. What a great service you provide!”

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