Professional language translation services

Our SME-friendly expert language translation services have been helping clients since 1990. We’ve delivered over 40,000 language projects, and translated more than 40 million source words. And we get super feedback (more testimonials below, and of course Google here) from our lovely clients. As well as the North-West – Lancashire, Manchester, Merseyside and Cumbria – we work across the UK and Europe, especially France.

Language Translation Services Capability

Alongside our legal, business and technical translation services we provide a full range of interpreting for business, conference, legal, insurance and medical clients across Europe. Full Corporate Members of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting, we’re also one of only 148 accredited* Members worldwide of the Association of Translation Companies. One of the UK’s few truly one-stop language partners, we provide a full suite of high-quality cost-effective language translation services. That’s supported by foreign language typesetting and voiceover/subtitling multimedia. We also offer full proofreading and back-translation services, as well as multilingual transcription. And we’re continually extending our service range, such as our new document reconstruction. But if you need something outside the box, please just ask – there’s little we can’t do!

* Accredited Members of the ATC have undergone the association’s rigorous background checks for financial and operational viability and quality assurance. Accredited Members comply with the ATC’s Code of Professional Conduct. More info.

Language translation services for everyone

We guarantee the same quality, flexibility and cost-effectiveness for every customer, from global corporate to private individual. We’ve had great feedback since 1990 for our  interpreting, typesetting, proofreading and other clients, as well as our much-complimented Life Documents language translation services. Specialist areas include Health, Safety & Environmental, Insurance, Agrifood, Tourism, and Logistics, and many more. Confidentiality and GDPR compliance is assured.

Language to trust

We do all this accurately, on-time, and very cost-effectively, with a level of helpful customer support you won’t find elsewhere. As an exceptionally qualified and very highly-respected translator herself, our MD accepts nothing less than the very best from her team. And if technical translation is your thing, we’re also the only UK language company with an in-house Chartered Engineer!

The bottom line? If you’re looking for a reliable, helpful, capable and flexible language services partner, you’re looking for us.

  • The client sent this to their Chinese engineer who has NO changes – super job thank you!

    - Specialist Printing Worldwide -

  • Lifeline Languages are professional, efficient and affordable. We use them for all of our translations needs and will continue to do so throughout the future!

    - Pets’ Choice -

  • Fantastic experience with Lifeline – very professional …

    - Leyland Trucks -

  • you’ve helped us achieve… six-fold increase in exports over the last six years

    - Timberwolf -

  • It’s a joy to deal with such a friendly and professional company…

    - Contenur -

  • prompt and first class service … we will have no hesitation using Lifeline for future translation projects.

    - Jones Environmental Forensics -

  • highly professional … excellent translations of our technical manuals.

    - Cygnus Automotive -

  • …always a pleasure and positive experience…  great professionalism and good humour

    - Amnesty International -

  • Their work has been impeccable and… accomplished with remarkable speed

    - Griffin Communications -

  • …  our client was absolutely delighted with their French and German versions of their corporate video

    - Red Kite Video -

Who we are

Managing Director Lynn Everson
Lynn Everson, Managing Director
Managing Director

Both MITI and MCIL (Full Member of both the Institute of Translation and Interpreting and of the Chartered Institute of Linguists) Lynn is a highly-respected professional Spanish and French...

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Mark Everson
Mark Everson, Production Director
Production Director

Chartered Engineer and IET Member, Mark holds an MSc in Engineering Business Management and a BSc in Chemical Engineering, giving Lifeline an exceptional edge in technical translation and...

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Our team
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Here's our lovely gang squeezed into (and around) our Tryst huddle space, scene of many project discussions and client meetings. Yes, they usually do look this happy - apparently Lifeline...

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