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Roy Nightingale

Welfare benefits advisor

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Roy Nightingale joined the firm in 2014 as a welfare benefits advisor in the asbestos disease team.  

Roy worked as a senior social work for 15 years in St Joseph’s hospice where he developed a particular interest in working with patients who had been diagnosed with mesothelioma.

At St Joseph’s Hospice Roy was involved with the landmark case Drake v Foster Wheeler Ltd 29.8.2010,  which resulted in hospices being able to claim re-imbursement of non- NHS funded care costs. Following this case St Joseph’s received compensation of £10,000.

Roy has extensive knowledge of the Industrial Injury Disability Benefits (IIDB) scheme and other benefit entitlements.  

Roy has been invited to speak at the Association of Palliative Care Social Workers conference.

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