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
Dangerous Driving Minimum Sentence
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with dangerous driving and instructed a plea of not guilty to be tendered to the Court. The essence of the charge was that control of th ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Charge Eaglesham Driver Keeps Licence
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Paisley Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with driving at speeds in excess of 60mph in a 30mph limit and speeds in excess of 90mph in a 60mph limit, attempting to evade a pursuing ..
  Kept Licence
Mobile Phone Usage Case Not Guilty
Mobile Phones / Construction & Use
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case called for trial in Dumfries on 26 September 2019. It is essential to have a detailed working knowledge of the legislation and mobile phone cases cont ..
  Kept Licence
Failing To Report Accident To Police Not Guilty
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Charges of failing to stop and report accidents can be awkward for the Crown to prove. This particular case was heard in Glasgow Justice of the Peace Court on 2 ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Charge Perth Sheriff Court Not Guilty
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of travelling at 46mph in a 20mph zone outside a rural primary school in Abernyte, Perthshire. This was prosecuted asdangerous driving w ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Dumbarton Cyclist Overtake
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dumbarton Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Dashcam footage is now commonly used by the Crown in driving cases. This matter was heard at Dumbarton Sheriff Court on 12 September 2019 and involved a pro-cyc ..