Verbum Translators was founded by a qualified and professional translator and interpreter. The team now incorporates a number of core freelancers who are responsible for project management, translation, marketing and recruitment. All members of the team are qualified professionals in their subject field. You can find out more about the core Verbum Translators team below.
Liam Michael Quinn
Liam is the founder of Verbum Translators. Following successful completion of his undergraduate in Modern Languages and Literature, Liam worked in Rome as an in-house translator in the general sectretariat of an international religous congregation. During this time he was also responsible for co-editing and proofreading a number of international journals.
Following this, Liam completed a Masters in Social Work and as a result now specialises in social justice and humanitarian subject fields. He has also spent three years as a religous brother during which time he was co-editor for one of their international publications and co-responsbile for their online social media. In 2014 he completed his Masters in Translation at Queen's University Belfast and since 2016 lectures the Business of Translation module and tutors the Italian Translation workshop on this same course. Since September 2015, Liam has also been lecturing Spanish in the Downpatrick South Eastern Regional College.
Sorcha Turnbull qualified as a Spanish and French teacher with a PGCE from the University of Bath in 2007 after spending four years living and working in Spain. She graduated from Queens University Belfast with a degree in Hispanic Studies and currently works for the Regional Primary Languages Programme and teaches Spanish to local primary schools with the S.E.L.B.
Sorcha has experience teaching Spanish and French to A Level in English grammar schools and has extensive knowlege of the exam course requirements.
James has an MA in French and BA in Modern Languages. He has worked both as a translator and a teacher in N. Ireland. James has been a Modern Languages teacher for the past ten years, the most recent being spent in a large Grammar school with an excellent reputation.
Having taught both A Level and GCSE Spanish and French he has up-to-date awareness of the course requirements for both levels, including the controlled assessment elements at GCSE. James also teaches the literature and cultural awareness elements of A'Level French and Spanish.Email