Our People

Mark Ryan LL.B.

Accredited Family Law Specialist


With over 25 years experience as a lawyer, Mark has managed a range of complex matters in the Family Court, Federal Court, Federal Magistrates Court and each of the State Courts as well as various Tribunals including the Anti-Discrimination Commission and Queensland Industrial Relations Commission.

Mark also has a particular interest in mediation and in employment law and discrimination law and has represented a broad range of clients in litigation and/or mediated solutions to resolve complex legal issues.

Mark was a member of the Legal Services Commission Reference Group from 2005 to 2014.  Mark has presented seminars at a national and state level on various legal topics. Mark has also contributed to Butterworths Legal Publication and is an author of the Queensland Law Hand Book.  He is a former chair of the Equalising Opportunities in Law Committee.

In 2012 Mark was appointed to a three year tenure as one of the Dean’s representatives on the Griffith Law School Visiting Committee which provides advice and guidance to the Executive Committee of the Griffith Law School. Mark is one of the appointed persons to represent children in legal proceedings as an Independent Children’s Lawyer by Legal Aid Queensland.

Mark is also a member of the Industrial Relations Society of Queensland.

Margie Kruger B.Soc.Wk. LL.B. (Hons)



Margie is a leading Queensland based Family Lawyer and has a particular expertise in children’s matters.  Margie is appointed to the Legal Aid Queensland panel of Independent Children Lawyers and Separate Representatives. Prior to commencing practice as a lawyer in 2000, Margie was a social worker with Child Safety and worked in various roles including as senior advisor in child protection in the court division of the Department. Margie is a member of the Queensland Law Society Family Law Committee and Chair of the Child Protection Practitioners Association of Queensland.  Margie is also an appointed member of the Queensland Child Death Case Review Panels.

Kristin Parry LL.B, BBus (Fin), GDLP

Senior Associate


Kristin was admitted to practice law as a solicitor in 2010 having worked for Ryan Kruger Lawyers since 2008, initially as a paralegal.

Kristin holds a Bachelor of Law and Bachelor of Business (Finance) from the Queensland University of Technology and works predominantly in family, succession and employment law.

Kristin’s academic background has benefitted clients with complex commercial interests in family law and child support proceedings, as well as in estate planning and estate administration matters.

Kristin is a member and active participant of Family Law Practitioners’ Association of Queensland, Child Protection Practitioners’ Association of Queensland and Greater Brisbane Family Law Pathways.