Corrs Chambers Westgarth has added a partner to its Brisbane office.

Nick Le Mare, who will start at the firm on Feb. 10, is currently general counsel of Queensland Rail Ltd., a state-owned railway operator. He advises on workplace relations, with a particular focus on the transportation and logistics sectors.

Before joining Queensland Rail last March, he spent several years at Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd., working first as a senior legal counsel and then as general manager for workplace relations. Earlier in his career, Le Mare was at the former Blake Dawson Waldron in Brisbane.

According to its website, Corrs Chambers Westgarth has about 600 lawyers, including 120 partners, in offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth.