She has a particular expertise in advising education and healthcare institutions on regulatory compliance and safeguarding, critical incident management and associated investigations, and in representing them at inquests and in criminal and civil proceedings.
Tabitha is part of our Coronavirus Response team and provides specialist support to education and healthcare institutions on the challenges posed by coronavirus.
Tabitha seeks solutions for clients that avoid protracted and costly litigation and prides herself on her straightforward and commercial approach to regulatory issues and the resolution of disputes, whether a contested debt, a pending prosecution or a high value commercial dispute.
Chambers & Partners 2021 describes Tabitha as "a very effective lawyer who is really on top of her game".
"Tabitha Cave was with us in a flash after our particularly distressing and high-profile incident, and although it took place over the Christmas and New Year’s period, she was always available by email, on the telephone and in person. It was certainly beyond the call, and left us feeling very well supported at a very difficult time." - Legal 500 2021
Legal 500 describes Tabitha as "highly commended", "commercial, pragmatic and results orientated" and an "excellent communicator, calm and unflappable".
Tabitha has been regularly recommended for her litigation and health and safety work in the legal directories having been described by them as "excellent in all respects" and "very approachable and accessible".
She is also the winner of the Legal Careers.net best Training Principal of the Year award, having been described as "the best lawyer I have had the opportunity to work with".
Tabitha is a member of the HSLA, AOSH and the Education Group of IOSH and regularly writes and presents on litigation and regulatory matters.
She is also the firm's Training Principal and enjoys mentoring future partners!
Tabitha is an ex-jockey, Board member of the PPA, steward and a keen race-goer. She can also be found selling sweets at her local shop!