Dr Jill Robbie

  • Lecturer in Private Law (School of Law)

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

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.

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

 

Grants

Dr Robbie has been awarded the following grants:

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'

Publications

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Number of items: 4.

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: 4.

Articles

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

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

This list was generated on Sat Dec 16 11:32:25 2017 GMT.