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Kain Elsmore 

Director, Forensic & Litigation


Email Kain (07) 3228 4018 Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

  • Chartered Accountant Australia & New Zealand (CA ANZ)
  • Accredited Forensic Accounting Specialist (CA ANZ)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (Banking, Finance and Risk Management / Accounting)

  • Associate Chartered Accountant Australia & New Zealand (CA ANZ)
  • Australian Lawyers Alliance


Kain’s key area of expertise is in the assessment of damages in personal injury matters, including:

  • Insurance litigation support
  • Dust disease matters
  • Dependency/compensation to relatives claims

Kain has been involved in the preparation of reports relating to the following jurisdictions:

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

In addition, Kain has been involved in the preparation of economic loss assessments for overseas parties from various countries. He is recognised for his involvement in the following matters:

  • The VIOXX class action
  • The De Puy class action
  • The QF32 class action
  • MH370 air disaster
  • Claims due to institutionalised abuse
  • Claims due to various dust related illnesses


Kain began his career in Accounting at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in 2005 in the Business Services Division before joining Vincents in 2007. Prior to exploring his new-found career as an Accountant, Kain worked as a Chef throughout the United Kingdom and Australia for 7 years.

Since working at Vincents, Kain has gained extensive experience throughout the areas of forensic accounting and litigation.