RA Prof. Franz J. Heidinger, LL.M. (Virginia) is a practising lawyer and partner of the law firm Alix Frank Rechtsanwälte GmbH in Vienna, Austria, specialising in Austrian and cross-border contract and business law as well as arbitration. He is a lecturer at the Universites of Vienna and Graz School of Law and at various other academic institutions and professional associations, and has published several books in the field of English legal language. Franz J. Heidinger is a court-appointed and certified interpreter for English and a shareholder of Translex Büro für juristische Fachübersetzungen GmbH, which he founded together with Andrea Hubalek. He is in particular responsible for quality assurance regarding legal aspects. In 2016 Franz Heidinger was elected Vice President of EULETA, the European Legal English Teachers’ Association.In June 2018 he was awarded the professional title “Professor” by the Austrian Minister for Education, Science and Research.
Andrea Hubalek is a state-examined translator (Munich, Germany) and also a court-appointed and certified interpreter for English registered with Regional Civil Court Vienna. She has published several books in the field of English legal language and is an experienced translator of legal, financial and business texts. Andrea is a shareholder and Managing Director of Translex; she is responsible for quality assurance in translation projects.
Maria Fast studied Italian and English at the University of Vienna where she graduated in 1996 and soon after joined Translex. Her area of work includes translations from and into English, in particular financial translations, as well as proofreading and editing. As an additional qualification she obtained the Vienna LLP diploma in 2018.
Sabine Jagodić (formerly Peißer) graduated from the Department of Translation Studies of the University of Graz with a degree in English and Spanish and joined Translex in May 2011. She works as a legal translator.
Matthew Parry, BA graduated from the Department of German Studies of the University of Birmingham with a degree in German and joined Translex in April 2016. He translates from and into English is responsible for the coordination of translation projects.
Ute Schlesinger-Özelmacikli holds a degree in English and Spanish from the Centre for Translation Studies of the University of Vienna and has been a member of the Translex team since December 2009. She currently supports us on a freelance basis.
Joanna Jurkovic, MA graduated from the Department of Translation Studies of the University of Vienna with a degree in English, French and Polish and a focus on Conference Interpreting. She translates from and into English and is currently on maternity leave.
Mag. Dagmar Sanjath holds a degree in translation in English and French from the University of Vienna. In addition to teaching in Austrian university translation programmes and holding board functions in Austrian and international professional associations, she has a longstanding record as a professional translator, specialising above all in legal and financial translations, and works as a freelancer for Translex.
Viktoria Jaksch, MA MA holds a degree in English and Spanish from the Center for Translation Studies and a degree in English Literature from the Department of English and American Studies of the University of Vienna. She has a background in translation-related project management and the translation of patents. Viktoria joined Translex in April 2022 and translates from and into English.