Andy Cave LLB

Partner, Team Leader Crime and Mental Health

T: 01733 882830

Service Area(s):

  • Business Defence
  • Crime and Defence
  • Health & Safety
  • Motor Offences


  • Peterborough

Andy is a Partner and experienced high level Advocate who specialises in complex Crime, High Value Fraud and Mental Health.

He has carried out business defence and prosecution work for a wide range of companies and organisations as well as representing individuals in a wide variety of criminal and mental health matters. Andy holds Higher Rights of Audience in both Criminal and Civil Courts and is an accredited member of the Law Society's Mental Health scheme.

Andy also advises clients on Licensing Applications and helped the first premises in Peterborough to be allowed to serve/ consume alcohol outdoors within the city centre. Andy deals with between 5 to 10 licensing issues per year.

Andy was educated locally at Jack Hunt School. He then went on to gain his LLB in Nottingham and complete his Legal Practice Course at the College of Law, De Montfort University. He was admitted to the roll of solicitors in 2002.

In 2020, Andy continued to be a Leading Individual and has again been recommended by the Legal 500 in the following areas of his expertise.

The Legal 500 Leading Individual 2021

Legal 500 Leading Individual

Crime - Fraud

  • "The firm handles many of the region's high-profile cases, with a growing volume of corporate defence matters complementing its privately funded and Legal Aid work. Andrew Cave specialises in fraud and mental health law and frequently defends cases involving serious organised crime charges." Legal 500 2021
  • "One of the finest practices based outside London. Down through the years their client care never ceases to impress. They are high calibre lawyers with a thorough and intelligent approach." Legal 500 2020

Crime - General

  • "Andrew Cave 'displays judgement, humanity and realism with a strong work ethic'." Legal 500 2021

Legal 500 Recommended Lawyer

Health & Safety

  • " includes appeals against health and safety prohibition and improvement notices, assisting with investigations and prosecutions for breaches of regulations, and advising on health and safety compliance." Legal 500 2021

Andy can advise on:

  • Business Defence - advising and representing your company in the event that it is charged or prosecuted in connection with an offence. Andy has extensive experience of working in the Crown and Magistrates courts and recently gained the Higher Rights of Audience which allows him to represent clients in the Crown Court.
  • Motoring Offences - advising and representing individuals who are charged with motoring offences. Our Crime team has a good track record of saving driving licences even where you have reached the maximum number of points. Andrew has represented a number of our business clients in this area and is skilled in the often complex legal arguments which can be used to defend your case.
  • Cash Seizure - acting for individuals and businesses in the event that they are faced with cash seizure.
  • Murder, manslaughter and other related grave offences