Clifford Chance bags government high flyer for Paris office

Clifford Chance’s Paris office has landed the former head of staff to France’s ministry of justice as of counsel.

On joining the magic circle firm Patrick Hubert will work closely with its anti-trust, public law and environmental practices. Hubert has enjoyed a long and illustrious career within the French government including terms as deputy and then head of staff to the ministry of justice.

He has also held the post of rapporteur general (general counsel) at the French anti-trust regulatory authority.