Benjamin Phillips

Full Member

Contact Details



NRCPD registered

About Benjamin

I am a freelance British Sign Language / English interpreter of 25 years’ experience. Since 2006, I have been an ASLI trained mentor and independent trainer. I undertake interpreting work across most domains. However, I do specialise in complex domains such as in the fields of Legal, Media (in-vision), Conference (platform) and Computer Training such as website design (UI/UX, Coding) including Computer Forensics.

Frequently, working across the UK on a nationwide basis and with advance notice I accept assignments abroad (Europe, USA, Africa and Asia.

For clients requiring an interpreter who can work remotely. I have a professional Video Remote Interpreting (VRI) set up to allow clients to make interpreted calls through on all platforms, such as Zoom, FaceTime, Skype, and Teams.

Registered with the NRCPD as a Qualified (RSLI) interpreter and am fully CPD compliant. Holding Enhanced DBS check (Adults and Children) with a subscription to the DBS update service. Professional indemnity insurance is provided through ASLI.

I accept bookings up to 12 months in advance. Invoices sent promptly or on a monthly basis for regular clients. Terms and conditions are displayed on my website as well as my inclusive fee’s for assignments.

Access to work bookings accepted and budgets can usually be met. If you require a quotation for ATW new applications or for renewals, I am happy to supply you with a copy.

I am a member of the BSL Legal Interpreters Network, London BSL Interpreters forum and the Essex Sign Language Interpreters Network.

Regularly, I provide training as an interpreter educator online, direct and through various organisations. I also offer mentoring (ASLI scheme) and performance coaching to sign language and spoken language interpreters, as well as to those who work with them.

You can contact me through this site, direct on or by emailing

Work Domains

  • Community
  • Conference
  • Court
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Medical
  • Mental Health
  • Social Services
  • Solicitor
  • Television/Media
  • Theatre
  • Training Courses

Additional Skills

  • ASLI Trained Mentor