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
Dumfries Dangerous Driving High Speed
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
A fairly typical prosecution within the Dumfries jurisdiction involving an allegation of dangerous driving based on an excess of speed. The incident occurred ..
  Kept Licence
Glasgow Dangerous Driving Charge Becomes Careless 6 Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of dangerous driving involving speeding, tailgating, undertaking over the course of 3 miles, blissfully unaware that he was being hotly p ..
  Kept Licence
Causing Serious Injury By Dangerous Driving Edinburgh
Serious Injury & Fatality Cases
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of causing serious injury by dangerous driving contrary to section 1A of the Road Traffic Act 1988. This is a serious offence that carrie ..
  Reduced Sentence
2nd Disqualified Driving Charge Within 6 Months 28 Day Ban
Removal Of Disqualification
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was detected for a second time within 6 monthsdriving whilst disqualified. This is an offence that is ordinarily treated very seriously by the Courts ..
  Reduced Sentence
Lockdown Drink-Driving High Reading Minimum Ban
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with drink-driving whilst making a food delivery. He had had no intention of driving but ultimately an error of judgement led to him bein ..
  Reduced Sentence
Perth Dangerous Driving 132mph
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client contacted us following significant media interest about the case: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-tayside-central-52530083 https://www.daily ..