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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  Kept Licence
Speeding Edinburgh Client Pleaded Guilty But Found Not Guilty
Speeding in Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was on 9 penalty points and pleaded guilty by letter to a charge of speeding. The Court required his attendance to make representations against disqu ..
  Kept Licence
Road Rage Dangerous Driving Glasgow Sheriff Court
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of driving dangerously (contrary to the Road Traffic Act 1988 Section 2) and ramming another vehicle during rush hour on the M8 approachi ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Allegation Glasgow Sheriff Court
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This matter called in Glasgow Sheriff Court on 10 January 2020 for trial. The allegation was fairly serious and involved a number of pedestrians sustaining inju ..
  Kept Licence
Average Speed Camera Technical Defence
Speeding in Scotland
Forfar Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This matter called for trial in Forfar Justice of the Peace Court on 8 January 2020. Our client was subject to totting-up due to the accumulation of previous pe ..
  Kept Licence
Perth Speeding Charge Dropped By Fiscal
Speeding in Scotland
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had 3 penalty points and was detected speeding twice in the space of 16 minutes by the average speed cameras - firstly at 85mph in a 70mph and, more ..
  Kept Licence
Exceptional Hardship Selkirk Driver Keeps Licence
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Selkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was facing a totting-up ban due to the presence of 9 penalty points on his licence when he was caught speeding. A not guilty plea was entered and ha ..