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
Speeding Edinburgh Client Pleaded Guilty But Found Not Guilty
Speeding in Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was on 9 penalty points and pleaded guilty by letter to a charge of speeding. The Court required his attendance to make representations against disqu ..
  Kept Licence
Average Speed Camera Technical Defence
Speeding in Scotland
Forfar Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This matter called for trial in Forfar Justice of the Peace Court on 8 January 2020. Our client was subject to totting-up due to the accumulation of previous pe ..
  Kept Licence
Perth Speeding Charge Dropped By Fiscal
Speeding in Scotland
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had 3 penalty points and was detected speeding twice in the space of 16 minutes by the average speed cameras - firstly at 85mph in a 70mph and, more ..
  Kept Licence
6 Acquittals In A Row For One Client
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
For those keenly following our run of acquittals for one particular client of the firm, we are pleased to confirm that our sixth acquittal was achieved on 18 De ..
  Kept Licence
Deferred Sentence Glasgow Licence Retained
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our former client called in a bit of a pickle. He'd lost a fixed penalty ticket for driving at 50mph in a 30mph limit. He received the Court citation and sent i ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding Airdrie Case Dropped
Speeding in Scotland
Airdrie Justice Of The Peace Court
Our client contacted us having been accused of speeding by travelling at 42mph in a 30mph limit. We had advised that a plea of not guilty would be advisable du ..