Ian Woodward-Nutt has been elected as the new President of the Aberdeen Bar Association.

A solicitor advocate, Mr Woodward-Nutt is principal at Woodward Lawson. He has held extended rights of audience in the criminal courts since 2014.

He takes over as President from Stuart Murray, of Murray Ormiston. Garry Sturrock, solicitor with Brodies in Aberdeen, has been elected Vice President.