Our Track Record

Success rates are entirely meaningless.

Over the years, Michael Lyon Solicitors Limited has been responsible for securing thousands of acquittals in defended road traffic prosecutions. In cases where a plea of guilty has been negotiated with the Crown, thousands of our clients have received the benefit of a significantly reduced penalty. Make your own judgement by browsing our unparalleled wealth of experience gained from exclusively defending road traffic cases in every jurisdiction in Scotland. Some of our more high profile cases can be found in the Press & Media section.

Please use the menu below to view our Track Record in dealing with road traffic cases.

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  Reduced Sentence
Failure To Provide, Dangerous Driving, Attempt To Pervert Edinburgh
Drink / Drug Driving
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was spotted by police ignoring a 'No Entry' sign and driving with a burst tyre. When stopped he smelled strongly of alcohol and described himself in ..
  Kept Licence
Sleeping Not Sleeping Not Dangerous 7 Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
If a driver falls asleep at the wheel is their driving automatically dangerous? Are they driving at all? This is one of the most complex and controversial areas ..
  Kept Licence
No Insurance Charge Edinburgh Driving Licence Saved
Driving Without Insurance
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had got herself into a bit of a pickle. She had 6 penalty points and two charges of driving without insurance. One of the charges was within three ye ..
  Kept Licence
Careless Driving And Failure To Stop And Report An Accident
Careless Driving
Elgin Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was peacefully minding his own business having just parked up about to go into a shop to buy bread and milk when a bus stopped directly in front of h ..
  Kept Licence
Dumbarton Dangerous Driving 4 Penalty Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dumbarton Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was a little impatient when driving and undertook an unmarked police car with three police officers on-board. To further consolidate his position as ..
  Kept Licence
A Most Unusual Case Of Dangerous Driving In Inverness
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was involved in a collision with another vehicle on the outskirts of Inverness. At the roadside he was given a warning and sent on his way. He believ ..