The Road Traffic Lawyer
Michael Lyon Solicitors Limited is a team of specialist road traffic lawyers representing
charged with motoring offences throughout Scotland.
We hold a unique position in the market place due to our outstanding track record for successfully
road traffic cases over the last decade. We have successfully defended all manner of road traffic
including: dangerous driving; drink-driving; speeding; driving without insurance; using a mobile phone;
and careless driving. We have successfully defended cases in every Court in Scotland e.g.: Aberdeen;
Dunoon; Edinburgh; Glasgow; Inverness; Lanark; Oban; Perth; and Stranraer.
We cover the entire range of motoring offences with a particular specialism in the defence of speeding allegations (including speed cameras), dangerous driving and drink-driving. You can read more about individual road traffic offences below.
We regularly appear throughout Scotland and have physical (not virtual) offices in Glasgow and Dumfries.
Whether you have been accused of dangerous driving or indeed any other road traffic offence contact our highly experienced solicitors today for expert advice on your case. Our initial advice is always free and you can speak directly to one of our road traffic experts today.
Road Traffic Offences
Drink / Drug Driving, including “in charge” offencesAn essential guide to drink and drug related driving offences including full details of the “hip-flask” and “no likelihood of driving” defences
Mobile Phones / Construction & UseNow elevated to an obligatory 6 points, we have been defending these cases since the introduction of the legislation in 2003. Our acquittals have received national press coverage
Totting Up / Exceptional HardshipAt risk of accruing 12 or more penalty points on your licence? Find out how to avoid a disqualification by arguing exceptional hardship
Careless DrivingCharged with driving without due care or attention, or without reasonable consideration for other road users? Our expertise can make the difference
Driving Without InsuranceUsing, or causing and permitting the use of, a vehicle without the required insurance cover. Find out how special reasons can prevent the imposition of penalty points
Serious Injury & Fatality CasesYou can rely upon our highly skilled lawyers to thoroughly investigate and prepare your case to the highest standard. We have a proven track record of acquittals in fatality and serious injury cases
Removal Of DisqualificationServing a ban of more than two years? Find out how to apply to the court and get your licence back sooner than you previously thought possible
Traffic SignsFrom illegal signage to objectionable camera evidence, even the simplest red light prosecution can be a real headache for the Crown. Click here to see how we can assist
Failing To Stop / Failing to Report AccidentFind out what you need to know to keep you on the right side of the law. Are the Police looking to interview you in connection with an incident that has not been reported? Get the best legal advice to protect your position in respect of any future proceedings
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Meet the Team
MICHAEL LYON is the original road traffic lawyer and has specialised exclusively in the defence of criminal road traffic matters since 2007. With an encyclopaedic knowledge of the law, Michael…
MARTIN BLACK, is a highly experienced and revered road traffic lawyer. Martin’s extensive knowledge of all road traffic matters has helped the Firm grow in size and stature since he…
RONNIE SIMPSON, is a former Procurator Fiscal Depute and his insight into the inner workings of the Crown provides a considerable advantage to our Firm. In addition to his legal…