Legal Transcription Experts

McGowan Transcriptions is the UK’s number one digital video and audio transcription agency and has been since 1993. We provide professional, confidential and accurate transcriptions to many industries. These include research, medical, HR and legal professions, where quality control, accuracy and security are paramount. Our legal transcription department was established in 1995.

Whether it’s a HR or police interview, an investigation or court hearing, we have everything you may need under one roof – in the UK.

As well as a combined industry experience of over 40 years, our senior transcription services team comprises many former legal professionals from a varied range of backgrounds, including administrative assistants, legal secretaries and legal executives.

We do not use any automated transcription software or AI…only professional humans who understand context and are able to decipher many regional/international accents.

We deliver transcripts of the highest quality (99.7% accuracy), every time using:

  • AES 256-bit encryption with SSAE 16 certification.
  • FIPS 140-2
  • US DoD (7 pass) standard – government standard shredding
  • Third-party McAfee Secure scans
  • Webroot to protect against digital dangers

Contact Us For a Quote Today! 

Fill in our contact form or call us free on  0800 158 3733alternatively you can email us on  

What Do Our Legal Transcriptions Cover? 

While we do not offer transcription services for Crown court proceedings that may be deemed particularly distressing, the McGowan Transcriptions team has extensive experience in transcribing for legal clients, police, immigration, law firms as well as a range of businesses requiring various legal transcription services. 

Our legal transcription services cover the following:

  • Employment disputes/tribunals
  • Police Interviews
  • Magistrates’ court hearings 
  • Youth court hearings
  • Investigations
  • Witness statements 
  • Solicitor dictations/notes
  • Family Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Probate
  • Insurance Claims
  • Commercial Property
  • Disciplinary Hearings
  • Mediation

Our legal transcribers have an extensive knowledge of legal terminology and legal documents as well as writing style and grammar – and are more than happy to transcribe into any template format required. 

We understand that accuracy and confidentiality are of utmost importance. We are fully compliant with GDPR and data protection laws; and can assure you that our long-established expertise in legal transcription and the quality of our service are second to none.

Why Choose McGowan Transcriptions For Legal Transcription?

We never subcontract! By keeping our services strictly in-house we are able to ensure confidentiality and guarantee fast, accurate legal transcription.

We never use machine automated software so we are not influenced by any incorrect deciphering made by a program – we only use professional legal transcribers.

  • Accuracy of 99.7% – you can trust our transcripts
  • UK-based transcribers and servers – security and confidentiality assured
  • Native English speakers – this allows us to understand context, regional dialects and slang; eliminating misheard and misunderstood words. 
  • Safe – our entire transcription team has a clear DBS
  • The ID, nationality and immigration status of our team is carefully checked; and each member of the McGowan Transcriptions team signs a comprehensive confidentiality agreement before undertaking any projects.
  • Easy to use – our bespoke file upload platform has a 2GB upload capacity and guaranteed 100% uptime; meaning it’s there when you need it.
  • We have 30 years’ experience, 40 professional transcribers, 600 hours of weekly transcriptions and over 23,300 satisfied customers worldwide!

We understand that some information is extremely sensitive – should you require for your transcription to be uploaded to an alternative system, we are happy to accommodate this and sign Non-disclosure agreements on a case-by-case basis.

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Full Verbatim Transcriptions

McGowan Transcriptions provide fully transcribed documents that capture the full story.

We find that most legal transcription documents require strict verbatim; our specialist legal transcription team understand the importance of capturing every stammer, false start, and stutter of the spoken word.

Our average turnaround is 2-3 days, however we do offer 24-hour turnaround for those who don’t have time to spare! 

Find Out How McGowan Transcriptions Can Help You 

Get a quote today! Fill in our contact form or call us free on  0800 158 3733alternatively you can email us on


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