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Richards Butler has swallowed up two-partner property firm Higby Hargreaves. Husband-and-wife team Mark Hargreaves and Claire Higby set up the firm in 1982 and boast clients such as Sunley Holdings and io Group, all of which have followed the move to Richards Butler. Hargreaves will be the thirteenth partner in the Richards Butler property team; Higby is to retire from practice. Hargreaves said: "We'll now be able to offer a broader service to clients using the skills available at Richards Butler."