Dr Jill Robbie

  • Senior Lecturer (School of Law)

telephone: 0141 330 4176
email: Jill.Robbie@glasgow.ac.uk

403, 5-9 The Square, The Stair Building, University of Glasgow

ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-5376-8908

Biography

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 and became Senior Lecturer in January 2021.

Research interests

Jill's research interest lies within the field of private law and in particular property law and natural resources. She is currently investigating the tensions between social justice, economic development and environmental protection in the context of the law regulating land use. She is particularly interested in analysing these tensions in relation to water. Jill is also engaged 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

 

Publications

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Number of items: 19.

2021

Robbie, J. (2021) Babes in the woods: the decision of the Scottish Ministers on the application of Helensburgh Community Woodlands Group to exercise the right to buy abandoned, neglected or detrimental land. Edinburgh Law Review, (Accepted for Publication)

Robbie, J. (2021) The nature of comparing. In: Akkermans, B. and Berlee, A. (eds.) “Sjef-sache”: Essays in Honour of Prof. mr. dr. J.H.M. (Sjef) van Erp on the Occasion of His Retirement. Eleven International Publishing, pp. 17-27.

Robbie, J. (2021) Malcolm M. Combe, Jayne Glass and Annie Tindley (eds), Land Reform in Scotland: History, Law and Policy. Edinburgh Law Review, 25(1), pp. 136-137. (doi: 10.3366/elr.2021.0683)[Book Review]

Robbie, J. and Akkermans, B. (Eds.) (2021) Property Law Perspectives VII. Series: Maastricht Law Series. Eleven International Publishing. ISBN 9789462361812

2020

Robbie, J. , Henley, B. and Kosovac, A. (2020) Water Management Worldwide is Failing, It’s Time for a New Approach. Other. Pursuit.

Robbie, J. and van der Sijde, E. (2020) Assembling a sustainable system: exploring the systemic constitutional approach to property in the context of sustainability. Loyola Law Review, 66, pp. 553-616.

Robbie, J. (2020) John MacAskill, Scotland's Foreshore: Public Rights, Private Rights and the Crown, 1840–2017. Edinburgh Law Review, 24(2), pp. 312-313. (doi: 10.3366/elr.2020.0640)[Book Review]

Robbie, J. (2020) Living with water. Journal of the Law Society of Scotland, 2020(April),

Robbie, J. (2020) Policy Brief. The Sustainable Management of Scotland’s Water Resources: Current Issues in Water Law and Policy. Documentation. University of Glasgow.

Gordon, W.M. and Robbie, J. (2020) Social control of land use. In: Gordon, W.M., Wortley, S. and Reid, K.G.C. (eds.) Scottish Land Law, Vol. 2, 3rd edition. Sweet and Maxwell: London. ISBN 9780414017832

Morgera, E., Webster, E., Hamley, G., Sindico, F., Robbie, J. , Switzer, S., Berger, T., Silva Sànchez, P. P., Lennan, M., Martin-Nagle, R., Tsioumani, E., Moynihan, R. and Zydek, A. (2020) The Right to Water for Food and Agriculture. Series: FAO legislative study (113). Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO): Rome. ISBN 9789251323014 (doi:10.4060/ca8248en)

Robbie, J. (2020) Community rights to buy. In: Gordon, W.M., Wortley, S. and Reid, K.G.C. (eds.) Scottish Land Law, Vol. 2, 3rd edition. Sweet and Maxwell: London. ISBN 9780414017832

2019

Robbie, J. (2019) Moving beyond boundaries in the pursuit of sustainable property law. In: Akkermans, B. and van Dijk, G. (eds.) Sustainability and Private Law. Series: Maastricht Law Series. Eleven International Publishing, pp. 59-78. ISBN 9789462369863

2018

Robbie, J. (2018) Death, divorce and defective drafting. Edinburgh Law Review, 22(2), pp. 307-313. (doi: 10.3366/elr.2018.0491)

2017

Robbie, J. (2017) Policy Brief. Reform of Scottish Water Rights. Documentation. University of Glasgow.

2016

Robbie, J. (2016) Finding common ground: R. (on the application of Newhaven Port and Properties Ltd) v East Sussex CC. Conveyancer and Property Lawyer, 2016(6), pp. 487-496.

2015

Robbie, J. and Combe, M. (2015) A square foot of Old Scotland: ownership of souvenir plots. Edinburgh Law Review, 19(3), pp. 393-398. (doi: 10.3366/elr.2015.0301)

Robbie, J. (2015) Private Water Rights. Edinburgh Legal Education Trust. ISBN 9780955633287

2008

Robbie, J. J. (2008) Short-term benefit and the Lands Tribunal. Edinburgh Law Review, 12(1), pp. 114-116. (doi: 10.3366/E1364980908000152)

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Number of items: 19.

Articles

Robbie, J. (2021) Babes in the woods: the decision of the Scottish Ministers on the application of Helensburgh Community Woodlands Group to exercise the right to buy abandoned, neglected or detrimental land. Edinburgh Law Review, (Accepted for Publication)

Robbie, J. and van der Sijde, E. (2020) Assembling a sustainable system: exploring the systemic constitutional approach to property in the context of sustainability. Loyola Law Review, 66, pp. 553-616.

Robbie, J. (2020) Living with water. Journal of the Law Society of Scotland, 2020(April),

Robbie, J. (2018) Death, divorce and defective drafting. Edinburgh Law Review, 22(2), pp. 307-313. (doi: 10.3366/elr.2018.0491)

Robbie, J. (2016) Finding common ground: R. (on the application of Newhaven Port and Properties Ltd) v East Sussex CC. Conveyancer and Property Lawyer, 2016(6), pp. 487-496.

Robbie, J. and Combe, M. (2015) A square foot of Old Scotland: ownership of souvenir plots. Edinburgh Law Review, 19(3), pp. 393-398. (doi: 10.3366/elr.2015.0301)

Robbie, J. J. (2008) Short-term benefit and the Lands Tribunal. Edinburgh Law Review, 12(1), pp. 114-116. (doi: 10.3366/E1364980908000152)

Books

Morgera, E., Webster, E., Hamley, G., Sindico, F., Robbie, J. , Switzer, S., Berger, T., Silva Sànchez, P. P., Lennan, M., Martin-Nagle, R., Tsioumani, E., Moynihan, R. and Zydek, A. (2020) The Right to Water for Food and Agriculture. Series: FAO legislative study (113). Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO): Rome. ISBN 9789251323014 (doi:10.4060/ca8248en)

Robbie, J. (2015) Private Water Rights. Edinburgh Legal Education Trust. ISBN 9780955633287

Book Sections

Robbie, J. (2021) The nature of comparing. In: Akkermans, B. and Berlee, A. (eds.) “Sjef-sache”: Essays in Honour of Prof. mr. dr. J.H.M. (Sjef) van Erp on the Occasion of His Retirement. Eleven International Publishing, pp. 17-27.

Gordon, W.M. and Robbie, J. (2020) Social control of land use. In: Gordon, W.M., Wortley, S. and Reid, K.G.C. (eds.) Scottish Land Law, Vol. 2, 3rd edition. Sweet and Maxwell: London. ISBN 9780414017832

Robbie, J. (2020) Community rights to buy. In: Gordon, W.M., Wortley, S. and Reid, K.G.C. (eds.) Scottish Land Law, Vol. 2, 3rd edition. Sweet and Maxwell: London. ISBN 9780414017832

Robbie, J. (2019) Moving beyond boundaries in the pursuit of sustainable property law. In: Akkermans, B. and van Dijk, G. (eds.) Sustainability and Private Law. Series: Maastricht Law Series. Eleven International Publishing, pp. 59-78. ISBN 9789462369863

Book Reviews

Robbie, J. (2021) Malcolm M. Combe, Jayne Glass and Annie Tindley (eds), Land Reform in Scotland: History, Law and Policy. Edinburgh Law Review, 25(1), pp. 136-137. (doi: 10.3366/elr.2021.0683)[Book Review]

Robbie, J. (2020) John MacAskill, Scotland's Foreshore: Public Rights, Private Rights and the Crown, 1840–2017. Edinburgh Law Review, 24(2), pp. 312-313. (doi: 10.3366/elr.2020.0640)[Book Review]

Edited Books

Robbie, J. and Akkermans, B. (Eds.) (2021) Property Law Perspectives VII. Series: Maastricht Law Series. Eleven International Publishing. ISBN 9789462361812

Research Reports or Papers

Robbie, J. , Henley, B. and Kosovac, A. (2020) Water Management Worldwide is Failing, It’s Time for a New Approach. Other. Pursuit.

Robbie, J. (2020) Policy Brief. The Sustainable Management of Scotland’s Water Resources: Current Issues in Water Law and Policy. Documentation. University of Glasgow.

Robbie, J. (2017) Policy Brief. Reform of Scottish Water Rights. Documentation. University of Glasgow.

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Grants

Dr Robbie has been awarded the following grants:

 

2021
Jill is a Co-I on a £5.9m EPSRC Programme Grant entitled "Decentralised Water Technologies" which will run 2021-2026. This project is led by Prof William Sloan, Professor of Environmental Engineering at the University of Glasgow, and aims to accelerate the delivery of decentralised water technologies for both water and wastewater services for sustainable rural communities.

2018
£1,000 was awarded to Jill from the John Robertson Bequest for a research collaboration with Dr Elsabe van der Sijde, University of Stellenbosch, on the topic “Micro and macro applications of the systemic constitutional approach to property regulation in the context of sustainability.” Dr van der Sijde will be a visiting researcher at the University of Glasgow in May 2018.  

£5,000 was awarded to Jill, Dr Anna Chadwick and Prof George Pavlakos from the University of Glasgow, College of Social Sciences Strategic Research Fund for the proposal “Water as a Global Resource - Meeting the Challenges”. The funds will be used to hold a number of workshops to identify the needs of stakeholder communities concerning access to water. 

£4,100 was awarded to Jill from the Carnegie Research Incentive Grants for a 2 month comparative research trip to University of Oslo, Norway from June to August 2018. 

2017
£7,500 was awarded to Jill from the Royal Society of Edinburgh Arts and Humanities Small Research Grants for a 2 month comparative research trip to Loyola University in Louisiana from March to May 2018 and related knowledge exchange events. 

£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. 

2016
£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.  

Supervision

PhD students under supervision

Michael Arthur - 'Land Reform and the Common Good'