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Peter Dunne

Peter Dunne

Peter’s recent work has engaged with themes, such as the voice of trans children, gender recognition and the experience of LGBT+ families navigating the legal system. Peter regularly works with policy actors, including the European Union, UK Government and Scottish Government. His research themes within the network mainly focus on LGBT+ rights.



Dunne P and Raj S (2020). The Queer Outside in Law: Recognising LGBTIQ People in the United Kingdom. In Dunne P and Raj S (Eds.) Coming Inside and/or Playing Outside: The (Legal) Futures of LGBTIQ Rights in the United Kingdom. Palgrave Macmillan.

Dunne P (2020). Equality for All? LGBTI Rights and the Future: Priorities of the Government Equalities OfficeEuropean Human Rights Law Review.

Dunne P (2020). Framing Equality: Debating Protected Grounds in the Field of Trans and Non-Binary Rights. In Cannot P, Brems E and Moonen T (Eds.) Protecting Trans rights in the Age of Gender Self-Determination. Intersentia.

Atrey S and Dunne P (2020). Intersectionality and Human Rights Law. Hart Publishing.

Dunne P (2020). Queering #MeToo? Making Room for LGBT Lives, Identities and Experiences. In Noel A and Oppenheimer D (Eds.) The Global #MeToo Movement. Fastcase.

Dunne P (2020). Sexual orientation discrimination law outside the labour market. Publications Office of the EU.

Dunne P (2020). Trans Case Law in the European Union and Council of Europe. In Ashford C and Maine A (Eds.) Research Handbook on Gender, Sexuality and the Law.  Edward Elgar Publishing.

Dunne P (2020). Travelling Beyond the Binary: No Right to Unspecified Passports under the European Convention on Human Rights. Cambridge Law Journal, 79(2): 240-244.


Dunne P (2019). Acknowledging or Erasing Intersex Experiences? Gender “Diversity” in German Law. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 70(1): 163-169.

Dunne P (2019). Brexit: The Likely Impact on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Rights in the United Kingdom. In Ferreira N, Dustin M and Millns S (Eds.) Gender and Queer Perspectives on Brexit .  Palgrave Macmillan.

Dunne P and Clark S (2019). Comparative Legal Review of Gender Recognition Laws Across the Commonwealth. Equality and Justice Alliance.


Dunne P and Mulder J  (2018). Beyond the Binary: Towards a ‘Third’ Sex Category in Germany? German Law Journal, 19(3): 627-648. 

Cooper J, Yoshida K, Dunne P and Palmer A (2018). Brexit: The LGBT Impact Assessment.

Dunne P (2018). In the Matter of M (Children): a collision between two unconnecting worlds? Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, 40(2): 234-237.

Dunne P and Black L (Ed.) (2018). Law and Gender in Ireland: Critique and Reform. Hart Publishing. Dunne P (2018). Legal Gender Recognition in Europe: Sterilisation, Diagnosis and Medical Examination Requirements. Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, 39 (4): 497-500.

Dunne, P (2018). Towards Trans and Intersex Equality: Conflict or Complementarity? In Scherpe J, Helms T and Dutta A (Eds.) The Legal Status of Intersex Person. Intersentia.

Dunne, P (2017). (Trans)forming single gender services and communal accommodations, Social and Legal Studies, 26(5): 537-561.

Dunne, P (2017). Transgender Children and the Law. Family Law, 123-124. 

Dunne, P (2017). Transgender sterilisation requirements in Europe. Medical Law Review, 25(4): 554–581.

Dunne, P (2017). Who Is a Parent and Who Is a Child in a Same-Sex Family? – Legislative and Judicial Issues for LGBT Families Post-Separation, Part I: The European Perspective. Journal of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 30(1): 27-54.