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James Thorburn 

Director, Forensic & Litigation


Email James (07) 3228 4268 Brisbane

  • Chartered Accountant Australia & New Zealand (CA ANZ)
  • Accredited Forensic Accounting Specialist (CA ANZ)
  • Bachelor of Business (Accountancy)

  • Chartered Accountant Australia & New Zealand (CA ANZ)
  • The Tax Institute
  • Australian Lawyers Alliance


James’ primary area of expertise is the calculation of economic loss resulting from personal injury.

James has prepared expert opinions in the following jurisdictions for plaintiffs and defendants:

  • Supreme Courts of QLD, NSW, VIC and WA
  • District Courts of QLD, NSW, VIC and WA
  • Federal Court of Australia
  • Dust Diseases Tribunal of NSW

He specialises in:

  • Personal injury claims
  • Dependency / compensation to relatives claims
  • Income protection and superannuation claims
  • Damages assessments

Throughout his career, James has prepared various overseas assessments for residents in China, England, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and the United States of America.


James has over 10 years of experience and joined Vincents as an Accountant in 2011.

In 2020, James was welcomed into the Vincents leadership team as a Director, and has since made substantial contributions to the team.

Aside from his primary expertise, James is an experienced Software Developer. In his spare time, he pursues interests in database analytics and software development.

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