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The Ministry of Justice and thebigword works with a network of thousands of expert linguists across the UK who ensure justice is delivered effectively.

We are always looking to welcome more skilled interpreters and translators and here you can find out how to become a Ministry of Justice linguist, what will be expected of you, what standards you must meet and, crucially, what benefits you get.

How to join the Linguists team

To become an expert linguist with thebigword and start taking advantage of thousands of potential assignments with the Ministry of Justice, you just need to provide us with some simple details.

Simply submit your details by filling out this form or contact our Linguist Recruitment Team by emailing join@thebigword.com. We look forward to working with you in the near future.

Minimum qualifications for a Ministry of Justice linguists

The Ministry of Justice has created three categories for the linguist assignments. They are standard, complex and complex written. Each category has specific minimum levels of qualifications for linguists and you can read more about this here