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Lawyer Whose Friend Revealed Rowling as Galbraith Has Been Fined

J.K. Rowling, author of The Cuckoo's Calling - peoplewhowriteSix months after a friend of J.K. Rowling‘s attorney tweeted that the Harry Potter author was the real writer behind mystery novel The Cuckoo’s Calling, the lawyer has been fined. MSN.com reports Chris Gossage who works with the London law firm Russells Solicitors was charged £1,000 (around $1,645) for “breaching client confidentiality rules.” Russells Solicitors has already paid damages to Rowling. MSN.com notes that the ruling was dated Nov. 26, 2013 but published this week. Rowling has said she used the pen name because she wanted “totally unvarnished feedback.”

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