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Who We Are

Experienced and approachable

Our combined experience allows for quicker, more amicable results.


Legal firms can baffle you with procedure and jargon and use this to hide fee structures.
We offer a better approach: friendly, straightforward, knowledgeable advice.
Bespoke legal advice and practical solutions are our speciality.

Honest and transparent

We believe in transparency and honesty. We create successful relationships, to help create successful businesses.
Our clients appreciate being told early on if we feel their case, venture or transaction is not a viable one.
This approach allows us to work with integrity and not overcomplicate unnecessarily.

How We Work

A better approach

Friendly, approachable and knowledgeable advisers offer you practical advice, bespoke to your requirements.
We work with you to succeed.
When you do well, so do we.

We work with you on your projects: Together

A sensible and pragmatic approach to deliver personally tailored commercial advice.
We keep you updated from start to finish.
We believe in working honestly so our clients appreciate what we tell them, whether we feel their venture is viable or not.

Honesty and transparency

Honest, straightforward advice is key and we aim to keep matters simple and avoid legal jargon.
We keep our clients’ trust by giving honest advice and charging transparently.
You will always have the information to make the right decisions for you.



Direct and honest advice as standard, with a focus on early settlement where possible


Your business is our business, from start up to sale, through mergers and restructures


From offices to brownfield sites, new developments & re-developments: We provide quick and professional support

Private Client

Tailored advice and individual support to ensure you can prepare your affairs for any eventuality


Our Team

All of our London solicitors are experts in their field and are able to give pragmatic legal advice, no matter the issue.

Matthew A Strain

Managing Partner

Email Matthew t 020 7323 5000 Solicitor and qualified Barrister, Matthew joined Strain Keville in the summer of

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Andrew J Strain

Senior Partner

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Tim Cheshire


Tim was admitted as a solicitor in 1974, and has previously worked at Slaughter and May before becoming

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Our Views

In this blog, we look at relevant and topical issues that arise on a weekly basis.

By Matthew Strain

Shorter Trials Scheme

The Court system is always trying to find a way to shorten the time taken to have cases reach the Courtroom. This benefits all parties, and creates certainty all round,

By Strain Keville

Does Strain Keville Provide Legal Aid?

Whilst all of our clients will know that we do not provide Legal Aid, we have been asked by a number of people what it entails and whether they have