Will the takeover of Slater and Gordon's UK arm by its lenders kill the listed law firm model?

As Slater and Gordon's UK arm is taken over by its lenders, what are the implications for future law firm IPOs?

Australian claimant firm Slater and Gordon is once again breaking new ground – but probably not in the way its visionary former CEO Andrew Grech imagined when he led it into the world’s first law firm listing in 2007.

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