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
Fort William Careless Driving Case Dropped
Careless Driving
Fort William Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged (in 2019) with driving carelessly and colliding with a motorcyclist contrary to the Road Traffic Act 1988, Section 3 (as amended). We we ..
  Kept Licence
Stirling 3 Charges Become 1
Careless Driving
Stirling Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with driving without a licence and insurance (both charges seemed fairly easy for the Crown to prove) and careless driving. We negotiate ..
  Kept Licence
Paisley Case Dropped After 18 Months Of Negotiations
Careless Driving
Paisley Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with careless driving in an alleged altercation with a marked police car. Our client vehemently denied any wrongdoing and instructed us t ..
  Kept Licence
Dunfermline Careless Driving Case Dropped
Careless Driving
Dunfermline Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of careless driving and only became aware of the case when she was contacted by the police to advise that there was a warrant outstanding ..
  Kept Licence
Careless Driving and Two Speeding Charges Licence Saved
Careless Driving
Falkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was facing three separate offences: careless driving; and two charges of speeding. We were given the very simple instruction to retain our client's ..
  Kept Licence
Airdrie Careless Driving M80 Found Not Guilty
Careless Driving
Airdrie Justice Of The Peace Court
This case first called in August 2020 for a pleading diet and followed the usual course of intermediate and trial diets being assigned the case called for tria ..