Liaison (Bilateral) interpreting: Interpter accompanies a delegation and not only interprets during meetings but also assists in many ways including meals, immigration, travels, etc. Bilateral interpreting typically requires mediation and intercultural communication skills.

Liaison interpreting may involve several modes of conference interpreting, i.e. whisper interpreting when head of a delegation is listening, consecutive interpreting during meetings and also simultaneous interpreting when addressing a larger group of attendants and also an interpreting booth is available.