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Mark Thompson

Director, Forensic & Litigation


Email Mark (07) 3228 4023 Brisbane, Adelaide, Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

  • Chartered Accountant Australia & New Zealand (CA ANZ)
  • Accredited Forensic Accounting Specialist (CA ANZ)
  • Bachelor of Business with Distinction (Accountancy) (Queensland University of Technology)

  • Chartered Accountant Australia & New Zealand (CA ANZ) – Fellow
  • Board Member of the Forensic Accounting Group of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand


Mark Thompson is one of the Founding Directors of Vincents. His key area of expertise is in the assessment of damages, particularly for personal injury matters. He also has expertise in:

  • Insurance litigation support
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate Governance

Throughout his career, Mark has prepared expert reports in relation to the following jurisdictions:

  • Supreme Courts of QLD, NSW, VIC, TAS, SA, WA and ACT
  • Federal Court of Australia
  • Dust Diseases Tribunal
  • September 11 Special Victims Compensation Fund
  • High Court of South Africa
  • Compensation Courts of the United Kingdom

In addition, he has prepared economic loss assessments for overseas parties from England, Ireland, Sweden, Japan, Korea, China, Samoa, Canada, Thailand and the United States of America.

Mark has prepared reports for notable matters such as:

  • The Australian victims in the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York
  • The Blackhawk helicopter incident
  • The VIOXX class action

Mark has also advised in relation to commercial disputes and class actions involving private and public institutions.


Mark began his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Corporate Finance before joining Vincents as an Associate in 1995.

In 1999, Mark was appointed Partner at Vincents and has since gained extensive experience in the areas of Forensic Accounting and Litigation Support. From working in this field, Mark has a wealth of knowledge across assessing damages for commercial disputes and business interruption claims.

Mark has overseen the growth of Vincents from a small, boutique practice to a mid-tier organisation.


Mark has published and presented many papers on a variety of forensic accounting issues for various professional organisations including Australian Lawyers Alliance, NSW College of Law, Queensland Law Society, ACT Law Society, Women in Insurance and Lexis Nexis.