Patrycja has been a full-time professional linguist in Polish since 2005 with over 10,000 hours experience in all spheres of public service interpreting, specialising in law, having passed the Metropolitan Police Test and IoLET DPSI (English Law).  She is a Registered Public Service Interpreter (RPSI) and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists (MCIoL).  In 2008 she was awarded a Certificate of Commendation from His Honour Judge Stokes QC, Recorder of Nottingham, for ‘extreme professionalism throughout a murder trial’. She is passionate about Public Service Interpreting and hopes that she can help shape its future.