Anna has over 20 years of experience in commercial property acquisition and disposals, particularly within the retail sector. She has advised and managed store development, roll out and estate management programmes for a number of household name retailers and new market entrants as well as landlords and commercial developers.

Anna also has considerable experience in the charity, ecclesiastic and education sectors and the unique challenges and requirements these sectors bring to property law.


Examples of experience include advising:

  • Costa Coffee on their store acquisition programme across high street, shopping centre, train stations and drive thru' locations
  • Metro Bank Plc on their store opening programme including freehold and leasehold acquisitions, site assembly, development/build sites and drive thru banks
  • Southern Co-op on convenience store acquisitions
  • A number of new UK market entrants on store opening programmes and setting up the processes associated with a new set up.

"Anna Larbi is efficient, detailed, knowledgeable, commercial, pragmatic and reliable."

"She is incredibly diligent, personable and doesn't leave any stone unturned."

Chambers & Partners, 2022

"Commercial, accurate, prompt, efficient, knowledgeable and personable"

Legal 500, 2022

"She is very knowledgeable and gives you confidence that you are well supported."

Chambers and Partners, 2021

"Knowledgeable, proactive, collaborative and communicative"

Legal 500, 2019

Ranked as an "Associate to Watch" for the last four years by Chambers and Partners.