Costs Lawyer Standards Board?

Why do we get the plural “Lawyers” in “Association of Costs Lawyers” but the singular “Lawyer” in “Costs Lawyer Standards Board? They don’t call it the “Solicitor Regulation Authority”.

And surely there should be an apostrophe in there somewhere. Should it not be: “Costs Lawyers’ Standards Board”?

This is the kind of stuff that keeps me awake at night worrying.

3 thoughts on “Costs Lawyer Standards Board?

  1. Although the following comment has nothing to do with law, I do accept your point about an apostrophe.

    Most days I walk past a shop that has a large sign outside indicating that they sell, among other things:


    It distresses me every time.

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