Robert Hill, Recorder and Retired District Judge

Robert Hill began his legal career in Manchester in 1964. He was admitted as a solicitor in 1974. For several years he lectured at The College of Law, Chester and then moved to York as Principal of The College of Law, York. In 1992 he was appointed as a District Judge and sat full time until 2012. Robert still sits part-time both as a Deputy District Judge and as a Recorder. He has been a Senior Editor of “Civil Procedure” (“The White Book”) since 2000. Robert served on the Civil Procedure Rules Committee from 2006 to 2013 and assisted in the Costs Reforms recommended by Sir Rupert Jackson.