Expert translations - from the translation company that cares.

Welcome to the boutique translation company that does things a little differently. We work with a pool of highly experienced translators to provide professional translations to individuals, companies and organisations. We are united by a single aim: to have a positive impact on you, your business and the planet. Sound good?

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Website Translations


We live in a global world and English is the global language. An English website is a vital tool for any business looking to attract customers from overseas. LEaF Translations specialises in website translation and localisation, including: eCommerce website translation, SEO translation, company website translation, blog article translation, T&Cs and legal notices etc. Discover how LEaF can help you open your business up to the world with our German, French, Spanish & Italian translations.

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Marketing Translations


When it comes to marketing, language is everything.
LEaF Translations specialises in German, French, Spanish and Italian marketing translations - working with expert native speaker translators to create high-quality, bespoke translations of your marketing materials.
Examples of our marketing translations include digital products, press releases, product catalogues, sales brochures, flyers, business communications, staff magazines, PowerPoints, PDF files and more.

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Advertising Translations & Transcreation

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Advertising translation and transcreation require both flair and an expert command of language. Translating advertising materials - be it into or from English, German, French, Spanish or Italian - is a creative process, involving word plays, idioms, rhymes, alliteration and more. Google Translate is no help here!
Our advertising translation service is perfect for translating brochures, flyers, press releases and website headlines. Here at LEaF, we think outside the box to get your message across.

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Tourism Translations


The tourist industry is the most international of all and tourists like to be addressed in their own language. Find out how LEaF Translations can help you speak to your customers with a multilingual website and marketing materials - we currently offer German, French, Spanish and Italian translations. Over the years, we have become a trusted partner for tourist associations, hotels and tourist attractions.
Let us work our magic on your marketing materials so you can focus on being fully booked.

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What our customers say...

I just wanted to say THANK YOU for the really fast turnaround and the thorough translations, which were perfect for our requirements. It was a pleasure to work with LEaF. We are very happy customers!

Alexander Kuhlmann


Really happy with the work delivered. Would recommend to anyone looking for an English translation service.

Ludmilla Kuhlen

KUHLEN Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten, Berlin

An exceptional level of expertise. The translation was delivered quickly and with great professionalism, and successfully conveyed the complex issue of migrants setting up a business in Germany. We have been working together since 2014, and the translations have always been of an outstanding quality and reliably delivered on time. More than happy to recommend to others.

Beyhan Özdemir

Institut für Sozialpädagogische Forschung e.V. Mainz

Recommended for reliable, fast, high-quality and fairly priced translations! LEaF Translations is our partner of choice.

Dr Mark Misselhorn


Would definitely recommend: LEaF are fast, friendly and proactive!

Mona Breulmann

Männer und Müller

Lucy was very easy to work with and very professional. The translations were excellent and were a perfect match for the specific voice of the company in question. I would definitely recommend LEaF Translations!

Suzanne Frankenfeld

Kleine Prints website translation project

LEaF Translations – straightforward and professional. Precisely as it should be.

Petra Jahn-Firle


A fantastic, top-quality translation and a really fair price. Thank you Lucy for your hassle-free, prompt and professional service!

Selma Kuyas


I would thoroughly recommend the LEaF Content Audit for anyone about to launch a new website. Lucy helped me iron out grammatical errors and made sure everything flowed perfectly before I started to promote my services to prospective clients – it really gave it that professional finishing touch!

Holly Davies

Yorkshire Brand Stories

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LEaF Translations in a nutshell:

* Your friendly translation company in York
* Languages include German, French, Spanish & Italian
* Highly qualified, expert translators, and transparency about who is translating your documents
* Excellent quality standards: our translations are a matter of pride
* Carbon-neutral translations – we are here to do good
* State-of-the-art CAT technology for consistent terminology
* Fair and transparent pricing – 100% repetitions are free
* Highly satisfied customers, including: VIVANI, Kleine Prints, European Aviation Security Center, Caphenia, Global-Tickets, WOW Effekt, ISM Mainz, KUHLEN Berlin, textgenial and the Hotel Mark Brandenburg, to name but a few…

British English or American English?

Looking for an English translator? Before you choose which translation company you work with, consider whether you want your text translating into British English or American English.

As a professional translation company based in York, Great Britain, LEaF Translations translates into British English – perfect for the European and global market.

Common differences between British and American English that may appear in your English translations include colour/color, flavour/flavor, criticise/criticize, theatre/theater, aluminium/aluminum, nappy/diaper, grey/gray.

If you prefer the first of these versions then LEaF Translations could be your perfect English translation partner. Interested? Find out more about our professional translation services.

Professional translation services:

* Website translations & website localisation:
– eCommerce website translation, SEO translation, blog translation
– Mobile app translation, software translation
– Localisation of websites, apps & software

* Business translations:
– Marketing, advertising, PR, sales
– Sales catalogues, brochures, leaflets, staff magazines

* Tourism translations:
– Hotel website translation, menu translations
– Translations for tourist associations
– Marketing & websites for tourist attractions

* Word documents, Excel files, PDF files
PowerPoint files, InDesign files, XML files
See our FAQs page for more information.

The LEaF Process

Step One

Send us your source text using our Contact page or by email to Be sure to let us know of any specific terminology or reference files you may have. And don’t forget to give us an idea of your time frame!

Step Two

We will send you a no-obligation quote based on the files you have sent us and a profile of the translator responsible for your text. (Please note that this quote is subject to change should you alter the source text or time frame.)

Step Three

If you are happy with our quote, we request a 25% deposit before we go ahead with the work. The deposit can be paid via bank transfer.

Step Four

We will work to create a translation that we can all be proud of and will deliver your bespoke translation within the agreed time frame.

Step Five

Once you have received your translation, you have 14 days in which to ask any questions and to request reasonable alterations. Final payment is due within 14 days of the translation being delivered.

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