Dr Jill Robbie
- Lecturer in Private Law (School of Law)
telephone: 0141 330 4176
Jill obtained her law degree at the University of Edinburgh in 2008. She then went on to complete a PhD entitled "Private Water Rights in Scots Law" at the same institution, supervised by Professor Kenneth Reid and Mr Scott Wortley. Following submission of her doctorate in 2012, Jill pursued becoming a qualified solicitor through obtaining the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice at the University of Edinburgh and undertaking a legal traineeship at Brodies LLP between 2013 and 2015. Jill began as a Lecturer in Private Law at the University of Glasgow in August 2015.
Jill's research interest lies within the field of private law and in particular property law. She is currently investigating the tensions between land reform, energy and environmental policies. Jill is also interested in comparative law especially with Scandinavian systems. Her monograph "Private Water Rights" was published by the Edinburgh Legal Education Trust in 2015.
Jill’s current research Project is Reform of Private Water Rights. You can find out more information about this Project on the Reform of Private Water Rights webpage. You can also follow her on Twitter: @JillJRobbie
Dr Robbie has been awarded the following grants:
£1,000 was awarded to Jill from the Clark Foundation for Legal Education for attendance at the South African Research Chair in Property Law International Conference 2017 and one week’s comparative law research trip in Stellenbosch, South Africa.
£1,100 was awarded to Jill from the University of Glasgow’s ESRC Impact Acceleration Account to hold a one day workshop at the University of Glasgow exploring how the law of private water rights in Scotland needs to be reformed.
Research students under supervision
Michael Arthur - 'Publicity and Privacy in Land Registration in Scotland' (LLM by Research)