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.
Not Careless Driving
Stranraer Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This was a rather unusual case, in that the Crown alleged our client had ridden his motorcycle carelessly by travelling at a speed unsuitable for the road, fail ..
Careless Driving Edinburgh Client Acquitted
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of driving without due care and attention, speeding, and knocking down a pedestrian causing injury to him. He denied the allegation and ..
Filming With Mobile Phone Whilst Driving Not Guilty
Falkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case proceeded to trial on 7 November 2019 at Falkirk Justice of the Peace Court. Our client was charged with driving a motor vehicle when using a handheld ..
Paisley JP Court Best Available Outcome
Paisley Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with careless driving, failing to stop after an accident and driving a vehicle without a valid MOT. The crux of the case was that our cl ..
Mobile Phone Charge Airdrie JP Court Not Guilty
Airdrie Justice Of The Peace Court
Our client was wrongly accused of using his mobile phone whilst driving. The case was complicated as an endorsement for this offence would have invoked the tott ..
Careless Driving Smash Glasgow Not Guilty
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This matter called for trial in Glasgow on 24 June 2019. The court heard from 7 witnesses in total in relation to an incident involving a fairly serious collisi ..