Author Archive: Victor Prokofiev

Victor Prokofiev is a London-based freelance legal and business interpreter and qualified lawyer. He is a contributor to CIS Arbitration Forum.
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The Challenges of the “New Normal” Hearings: A Professional Legal Interpreter’s Perspective
By 12 September, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

The Challenges of the “New Normal” Hearings: A Professional Legal Interpreter’s Perspective

No-one wants their ability to do their job compromised by faulty or poor-quality equipment. The sudden upscaling of remote working for court and arbitration hearings has highlighted some vital shortcomings in the available infrastructure and technology that present legal interpreters with unique challenges. These must be resolved if remote legal hearings are to continue as […]

The Human Equation of Remote Hearings: The Challenges for Legal Interpreters
By 12 September, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

The Human Equation of Remote Hearings: The Challenges for Legal Interpreters

Remote legal hearings are now firmly embedded in our everyday transactions, though many people still struggle with confusing software and substandard hardware. But there is another problem that puts legal interpreters at a particular disadvantage during remote proceedings: the human factor. The new daily routine of communicating via videoconferencing in all aspects of our lives […]