People-friendly translation, backed up by technical expertise

With over 10 years’ experience of translating French and English for multinational corporations, as well as for small firms making their first forays into foreign markets, Luke draws on a his cultural, technical and linguistic expertise to give your message the maximum impact, help you connect with a new audience and grow your profits – fast.
Luke has lived, studied and worked in Canada, France and Sweden. Now back home in Britain, he is a member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists (full member since 2009).
He specialises in IT, computing and networking translation, automotive, engineering and marketing and creative translations.


Connecting clients with real people through translation

IT: IBM | Cisco | HP | Acer | Legrand | Robosoft | Syneika | 4D Views
Media: Cartoon Network | Turner Broadcasting | Sony Publishing | Cinebook
Automotive & Transport: Renault | Honda | Michelin | Peugeot | Citroën | Boeing
Finance: BNP Paribas | Barclays
Energy: EDF | Alstom | Total
Leisure & Retail: Novotel | Accor | Musées de France | Quai Branly Museum | Go Sport
Non-profit: Red Cross | UKTI | UNICEF
And many more besides...


What translation clients say about Luke

“It is a pleasure to work with Luke: he offers professional, reliable and friendly services. I will definitely work with him again.”
Estelle Demontrond-Box, French Translator
"A good reason not to use agencies! A personalised service is preferable, with people rather than organisations; it makes things easier. And well done for your responsiveness!"
V. Dupourque, CEO, Robosoft
“Luke is a detail-oriented translator who takes time to find appropriate words and phrases to fit the bill. His translations from French to English are a careful blend of translation and interpretation. I highly recommend his work.”
Erica Jeffrey, Owner, Jeffrey WordWorks
"Thank you so much! 
The files look brilliant and I must say I am impressed :)"
Joanna, TranslateMedia UK


Discover Luke’s wider translation services

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French-to-English technical translations that engage real people

From quick, on-demand advice to full technical translations, Luke Spear has been providing a complete French-to-English service helping businesses in IT, finance, media, energy and more translate complex messages for new audiences since 2004.


Translation that helps grow your profits, fast

Luke can help you become more profitable, faster, by cutting out unnecessary steps and providing a flexible, efficient service when you need it. Best of all, he’s a regular English guy and a freelance translator – not a big business – so he knows exactly what it takes to translate language and meaning to engage real people, human to human.
  • Specialist technical translator
  • All formats covered: Whatever the document or site, it can be translated.
  • English to French: Also available for translations into French for English clients.
  • Rapid response: Get in touch online or via phone, email, SIP, IM, IRC, Skype or letter.
  • Peace of mind guaranteed: Secure file delivery via FTP and encrypted server downloads.


More than simple translation

Translation | Copywriting  | Proofreading | Editing | Transcreation | Localisation


Complete translation coverage

Websites | Reports | Scripts | Manuals | Brochures | Marketing materials | Product name analysis


Get a free consultation about technical translation. Call 05603 681 648. 

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