Mac is a legal translator who graduated from the University of Queensland’s MAJIT program in 2014. After four years in-house at the corporate law firm Mori Hamada & Matsumoto, he struck out on his own as the managing director of A Sociis Legal Translation in 2019. He currently lives in Fukuoka, where he divides his time between translating high-stakes litigation and looking after his infant daughter.
Litigation is probably the first thing most people think of when they think of the law. The gavel, the witness stand, the dramatic closing argument, that’s what lawyering is all about. But beyond countless reruns of Law & Order, the majority of people have no experience with...