“They have got a very broad range of expertise. One of the benefits of using the group is that you can get resources. With Afridi work is done quickly and it’s done right.” - Chambers Global

Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Joint Ventures
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Private Equity


  • Professional
  • Bar Council of India (2006)
  • Languages
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Malayalam
  • Tamil
  • Academic
  • LL.M., Columbia University Law School, New York (2010)
  • LB.S. L LL. B, ILS Law College, India (2006)


Stincy’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures and general corporate advisory matters. She has advised clients across a wide range of sectors, including education, healthcare, financial services, clean energy, manufacturing and high-end retail.


Prior to joining Afridi & Angell, Stincy was a senior associate at a DIFC-based international law firm where she worked on private equity transactions in the education, healthcare and automobile sectors, and advised on mergers and acquisitions of private and public listed companies.


Prior to moving to Dubai, Stincy was an associate with a leading firm in India. In addition to general corporate and commercial work, Stincy’s practice focused on capital markets and mergers and acquisitions. She also advised clients on private equity and debt capital market transactions and represented corporations, and book running lead managers in proposed initial public offerings, qualified institutional placements, offer for sale and preferential rights allotment. She advised one of India’s leading ports on their public issue and private placement of infrastructure bonds and non-convertible debentures.


Some of Stincy’s notable matters include:


  • Advising the real estate arm of a Sovereign Wealth Fund on the acquisition of shares in a Bahraini listed company.


  • Advising a private equity investor on the acquisition of shares in the clean energy sector. The transaction included a secondary share purchase and purchase of convertible notes in the target company.


  • Advising on the sale of limited partnership interests in four private investment funds with investments in Asia and emerging markets.


  • Advising a private equity investor on investments in the automobile dealership sector in the UAE and Asia Pacific.


  • Advising a DFSA regulated company (with a FCA regulated subsidiary) on the proposed sale of its business.


  • Advising a private equity investor on investments in the education sector.


  • Advising an Italian high-end brand on termination of its existing franchise agreement and entering into a new franchise agreement.


  • Advising a client on the sale of limited partnership interests in various private investment funds to two leading players in the global secondary funds market.


  • Advising a Saudi-based investment group on the establishment of an investment bank within the DIFC including structuring the transaction and capital infusion.


  • Advising on an acquisition of shares in companies in the education and healthcare sectors.


Stincy completed her LLM in Corporate and Securities Law from Columbia Law School, where she served on the Editorial Board of the American Review of International Arbitration.