Organ and Tissue Authority

Margaret Kruger

Portrait photograph of Board member, Margaret Kruger

Margaret (Margie) Kruger is a solicitor and practises in the area of family law and child protection law. She has worked in the area of child protection in service delivery to children and families, policy and the Court both as a social worker and lawyer for 30 years.

She was admitted to practise as a Barrister of the Supreme Court of Queensland in May 2000 and was subsequently admitted to practise as a Solicitor in October 2000. She is also admitted as a practitioner to the High Court of Australia. She has been recognised in the Doyle’s Guide to the Australian Legal Profession as a leading or recommended family lawyer since 2012.

Margie is a partner at Ryan Kruger Lawyers in Queensland. The firm deals predominately in family law including child related matters, financial matters, as well as estate planning and discrimination matters.

Margie is the Deputy Chair of the Queensland Law Society Family Law Committee. She is a Board Member of the Child Protection Practitioners Association of Queensland (CPPAQ) and, until the end of 2016, held the position of President of CPPAQ. She has previously been a member of the Queensland Law Society Children’s Committee. 

Prior to commencing practice as a lawyer in 2000, Margie was a social worker with the Queensland Government working in the area of child safety. She worked in various roles including assessing notifications of harm, team leader, policy advisor and senior advisor in child protection in the Court Division of the department.