Form3, the leading payment technology provider has today announced the appointment of Giles Hawkins as Chief Legal Officer.

Giles joins the Executive Leadership team and is responsible for providing legal counsel to the Board of Directors, CEO and other senior management on a range of company issues.

Previously, Giles was a partner in the technology team at law firm Ashfords where he was corporate counsel for Form3 for over five years. Before joining Ashfords, Giles was a member of the Technology Companies Group in the London office of Orrick. Giles has also worked at Heller Ehrmann, Accel, the venture capital fund and WilmerHale and he brings over 20 years’ experience of acting for fast growing, disruptive technology companies. 

Form3 has been growing at a rapid rate, exceeding 200 employees last month with intentions to double again over the next 12 months.

“This is an exciting time to be at Form3 as we rapidly scale up our business for growth. Giles is a proven senior legal leader with extensive experience across technology scale ups. I look forward working with him and his contribution to the Form3 journey of becoming the worlds most trusted payment technology provider."


“I am delighted to be joining Form3 at a time of significant growth and supporting the business in achieving its strategy to become a world class payment technology leader.”