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
Two Speeding Offences at Dumfries
Speeding in Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
In this case we had to draw on our advocacy skills and proper understanding of the law to persuade a judge to dispose of two offences in a particular manner. Ou ..
  Kept Licence
Selkirk Speeding Ticket Not Guilty At Trial
Speeding in Scotland
Selkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
A returning client came to us for assistance with a third speeding matter. The Court, when sentencing for speeding in Selkirk, can often take a hard line. The o ..
  Kept Licence
Perth Lower Speed Reluctantly Accepted By Crown
Speeding in Scotland
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with travelling at 83mph in a 40mph temporary speed limit. We spotted a technical line of defence and approached the Procurator Fiscal to ..
  Kept Licence
60mph in 30mph Limit Dangerous Driving 6 Points
Speeding in Scotland
Hamilton Sheriff and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was caught travelling at 60mph in a 30mph on Airbles Road, Motherwell. The case was reported as dangerous driving and we were instructed to defend th ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding 52mph in 30mph Perth Not Guilty
Speeding in Scotland
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client somewhat unusually presented with a clean licence and would have been unlikely, or perhaps unlucky, to have been facing a ban. Clean licence instruc ..
  Kept Licence
Dumfries Licence Saved 109mph M74
Speeding in Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was detected speeding at 109mph by means of a VASCAR check captured on video. At this speed we had advised that a disqualification was almost guarant ..