CC poaches for Paris

Clifford Chance has snatched a high-ranking French civil servant to join its Paris office. Jacques Pelletier has left the French tax office where he was Inspecteur General des Finances to become a senior adviser. He will advise the firm on relations with the administration and large companies. Pelletier is a graduate of France's elite Ecole Nationale d'Administration and has held senior positions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Finance and Economy.