About Us

Don Sanderson
Don Sanderson BA (Hons) studied Japanese at SOAS (University of London) and the Japanese universities of Hokkaido and Kyoto where he was a Monbusho Research Fellow (文部科学省, Monbukagakushō Scholar) specialising in Japanese language and literature.
His book translations have been published by Macmillan, Kodansha International, Routledge (Taylor and Francis Group) and the University of Tokyo Press, amongst others.
He has long experience of translating
• Patents
• Journal articles
• Clinical trials
• Contracts and agreements
• Evidence for trials and arbitrations
• Business correspondence

Most, but by no means all, of which concern
• Pharmaceuticals
• Medicine
• Chemical products and processes
• Cosmetics
• Mechanical engineering
• Welding
• Shipping

Translations are copy-edited by
Irene Sanderson
Irene Sanderson BA (Hons) studied at the University of Education, Hokkaido and at Kyoto City University of Arts and reads Japanese fluently.
She has decades of experience in reading and editing translations from Japanese and preparation of material for print.