Giles Hawkins



Giles is a Partner in the Corporate Team specialising in venture capital, private equity, mergers and acquisitions.

Giles focuses on domestic and international corporate transactions and represents companies and venture capital funds in venture capital transactions, venture debt transactions, public offerings and cross-border mergers and acquisitions.

His clients include both public and private companies engaged in a range of technology sectors including fintech, agri-tech, cleantech/energy, internet, mobile and telecommunications, software and semiconductors. Giles also acts for a number of FMCG clients and challenger brands.


Relevant experience

  • Form3: Representing Form3 in its Series B investment from Draper Esprit, Barclays Bank and Angel Co-Fund.
  • Jones Food: Representing Jones Food, Europe's largest vertical farm in its investment by Ocado.
  • Mobius Motors: Advising Mobius Motors on its Series A investment from Pan-African Investment Company, Playfair Capital and VestedWorld.
  • WhiteHat: Representing WhiteHat on its Series A investment from Index Ventures, Lightspeed Ventures and Salesforce Ventures.
  • Kopernio: Advising on the sale of Kopernio Limited to Clarivate Analytics.
  • Igeolise: Representing Igeolise on its investment from ETF Partners.
  • Shawbrook Bank: Representing Shawbrook Bank on its venture debt facility to REG (UK).