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
Bad Accident 4 Penalty Points
Careless Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was turning right and failed to observe a cyclist resulting in a very serious collision whereby the cyclist was very seriously injured. In cases ofc ..
  Kept Licence
Careless Driving Charge Dropped Edinburgh
Careless Driving
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of driving without due care and attention and colliding with a cyclist who was injured. He was already on 6 penalty points and was a new ..
  Kept Licence
Dumfries Careless Driving Charge Dropped
Careless Driving
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of careless driving by speeding and overtaking in contravention of a solid white line system. The allegation stemmed from January 2020 a ..
  Kept Licence
Paisley Careless Driving Charge Dropped
Careless Driving
Paisley Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was stopped by the police for driving in the middle lane of an empty motorway and travelling at speeds of up to... 80mph. There was no speed detecti ..
  Kept Licence
Inverness Mobile Phone Case Deserted After Long Battle
Careless Driving
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of careless driving by looking at the time on his mobile telephone. The charge seemed ill-founded from the outset. Glancing at a handhel ..
  Kept Licence
Head On Collision Careless Driving 6 Points
Careless Driving
Dunfermline Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was negotiating an s-bend when an item fell from his passenger seat onto the footwell. The sudden loud noise distracted his attention momentarily and ..