Andy Cave 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 2022, Andy continued to be a Leading Individual and has again been recommended by the Legal 500 in the following areas of his expertise.


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.

Notable Business Defence cases



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.

Acting for individuals and businesses in the event that they are faced with cash seizure.


"I am expressing my deepest gratitude for the exceptional legal representation you provided to my brother during a recent legal matter. Your expertise, dedication, and professionalism have significantly impacted his life, and I am genuinely thankful for your outstanding work. Your strategic thinking, attention to detail, and ability to navigate complex legal issues were impressive. Not only did you possess a comprehensive understanding of the law, but you also demonstrated superb skill in applying it to the case. Please extend my appreciation to your entire team at Hunt & Coombs LLP for their assistance and collaboration."

"Andy Cave is an outstanding solicitor – he knows his business inside out and exudes confidence when speaking to clients, putting them at ease that they know they have someone looking after them who knows what they are doing."

"The team is led by Andy Cave who goes out of his way for his clients, the whole team has a very good manner and nothing is too much for them."

We were recommended by Mr A Cave at Hunt & Coombs Peterborough branch and thank him for mentioning Pippa Woodcock who has been extremely efficient and courteous throughout.

Additional Information

Legal 500 Leading Individual            

  • LPC, College of Law, De Montfort University
  • LLB, Nottingham

  • Solicitor (2002)

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