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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. Please make your own judgement by browsing our unparalleled wealth of experience gained from a decade devoted to exclusively defending road traffic cases.

This is an arduous process so please bear with us whilst we fill up the database with details of our past cases.

In the meantime, please use the drop down menu to browse some examples of each type of offence that we have dealt with over the years.

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  Kept Licence
Stranraer Careless Driving Disqualification Avoided
Careless Driving
Stranraer Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of careless driving in Stranraer and required the services of a road traffic lawyer after entering a guilty plea to the charge. Once the ..
  Kept Licence
Failure To Provide Details Edinburgh
Speeding in Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was initially accused of speeding and thereafter of failing to disclose the details of the driver contrary to section 172 of the Road Traffic Act 198 ..
  Reduced Sentence
Drink Driving Hamilton Minimum Penalty
Drink / Drug Driving
Hamilton Sheriff and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was involved in a minor road traffic accident and was breathalysed an hour later providing a reading of 82 microgrammes per 100ml of breath contrary ..
  Kept Licence
Drink Driving Charge Reduced 10 Penalty Points Imposed
Drink / Drug Driving
Dumbarton Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was found in the driver's seat of his car and was considerably over the legal limit. It was 'a fair cop'. The problems really began when the matter w ..
  Kept Licence
It's Never Too Early To Call Your Solicitor
Careless Driving
Airdrie Sheriff Court
This case is good example of the importance of seeking legal advice at the earliest possible juncture. The original charges related to a driving incident whereb ..
  Kept Licence
Not Guilty Accepted By Crown For Speeding Charge
Speeding in Scotland
Hamilton Sheriff and Justice of the Peace Court
This trial was heard on a particularly busy court day within Hamilton Justice of the Peace Court on 27 November 2018. Road traffic cases can often be low priori ..