What should you do if your email has been hacked?

Our newest guide outlines the top tips for dealing with an email hack.

It’s a shame we had to write this guide. But unfortunately hacking, phishing and other blagging attacks are becoming more and more common – particularly in a work context. Whether it’s your email that’s been hacked or whether you’ve received an email from a hacked account, you will want to know how to protect yourself and your organisation.

We consider the damaging effects of email hacks from every legal angle. In this guide, we explain what you should do if you find yourself in this position.


This information is necessarily of a general nature and doesn’t constitute legal advice. This is not a substitute for formal legal advice, given in the context of full information under an engagement with Bates Wells.

All content on this page is correct as of August 3, 2021.