Dr Peter Dunne (He/Him)

Senior Lecturer

University of Bristol

Dr Peter Dunne is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Bristol Law School and an Associate Member of Garden Court Chambers. He is an expert in the field of LGBTI rights and the law. In 2022, Peter was awarded a multi-year research grant by UK Research and Innovation to explore the rights of trans and non-binary people in England and Europe. Peter has published extensively across a range of topics on LGBTI rights, including queer parenting, legal gender recognition and the rights of LGBTI children. He has worked extensively as an expert for the UK government, Scottish government, European Commission and institutions of the Council of Europe. He has also provided expert evidence on LGBTI rights to the UK and Scottish parliaments. Prior to entering academia, Peter worked as a human rights advocate in the United States and Europe. Peter is a graduate of UCD, Harvard Law School and the University of Cambridge.