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
Serious Careless Driving Charge 4 Penalty Points £320 Fine
Careless Driving
Airdrie Justice Of The Peace Court
Our client was facing a potentially serious contravention of section 3 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (careless driving). He collided with a parked car and wrote ..
  Reduced Sentence
Stranraer Drink Driving Ferry
Drink / Drug Driving
Stranraer Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had a few too many libations on the Larne ferry and took a risk driving off the ferry. The police had been tipped the wink by ferry staff and were l ..
  Reduced Sentence
2nd Drink Driving 110ug/22ug Careless Driving Minimum Ban
Drink / Drug Driving
Livingston Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had a couple of drinks at a work party and drove home in the dark forgetting to put his headlights on. Police were contacted by another motorist. Up ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Car Crash Careless Driving Accepted
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Livingston Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client contacted us having collided with a railing and thereafter driven along the road into on-coming traffic and colliding with another car causing damage ..
  Kept Licence
102/60 A96 Wet Weather Licence Retained
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was clocked at 102mph in a 60mph limit. The weather was inclement, it was dark and the road surface was wet. Facing a charge of dangerous driving he ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving In Bad Weather Over 100mph On A9
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was quite properly accused of dangerous driving contrary to section 2 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 having allegedly driven in heavy rain, heavy surfa ..