This is the diocesan body which handles matters relating to Church law (canon law). One important aspect of its work is the granting of declarations of nullity for marriage cases
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Office: Bishop's House, Marriott Street, Northampton NN2 6AW.
All correspondence to be addressed to the Tribunal Office.
Rev Dr Brendan Killeen, BSc, STB, MA, JCL, MCL, PhD
Tribunal Administrator: Mrs Margaret Lacken
Vice-Officialis: Rev Canon John Koenig, JCL
Judges: Rev Canon Seamus Keenan; Rev John McArdle, STB, JCL, MCL; Dr. Helen Costigane, SHCJ, MA, MTh, MA (can law), JCD, PhD.
Defenders of the Bond: Rev Dr James Cassidy CRIC, STL, JCL, PhD; Mr Gerald Ferguson, BA, LLB, Barrister at Law
Promoter of Justice: Rev. Dr. James Cassidy CRIC, STL, JCL, PhD
Auditors: Deacon M. Fleming, A Agius, M. Berry, V. Corben, M Fernandez, F. Harrison, T. Mahon, B. McCann, H. Mulgrove, T. Mulhall, M. Newton, A. Reddin, C. Rodgers, I Rodrigues, P. Sefton LLB, N. Stokes, K. Williams
Secretaries for Auditors: Mrs Christine Larder & Mrs Janice Vint