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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. Please make your own judgement by browsing our unparalleled wealth of experience gained from a decade devoted to exclusively defending road traffic cases.

This is an arduous process so please bear with us whilst we fill up the database with details of our past cases.

In the meantime, please use the drop down menu to browse some examples of each type of offence that we have dealt with over the years.

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  Kept Licence
Not Guilty Speeding Case Deserted
Speeding in Scotland
Dumbarton Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with speeding on the A82 at Tarbet. The speed in this case was not particularly high however a conviction would have put our client at th ..
  Kept Licence
No Further Proceedings On Technical Grounds
Speeding in Scotland
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Another example of how important it is to read the complaint. The charge set out by the Crown had been drafted with reference to the wrong statutory provisions ..
  Kept Licence
Crown Motion To Adjourn Refused Not Guilty
Speeding in Scotland
Falkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case involved an allegation of speeding at 83mph on the M9 Edinburgh to Perth Road. The totting-up provisions loomed large however we were able to persuade ..
  Reduced Sentence
Minimum Penalty 81mph In 50mph
Speeding in Scotland
Paisley Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This client elected to plead guilty from the outset and we were in a position to persuade the court to deal with the matter by the minimum endorsement of three ..
  Kept Licence
99mph In 60mph Limit 4 Points
Speeding in Scotland
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
The initial charge in this case involved an allegation of speeding at 99mph on the A9 at Kingussie. A plea of guilty was eventually tendered to a reduced speed ..
  Reduced Sentence
82mph In 50mph Limit Low End Endorsement
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
If a client instructs a plea of guilty then our job is restricted to mitigating the penalty as much as possible. This case involved a speed of 82mph on the M77 ..