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 Camera Charge Dropped At Edinburgh JP Court
Speeding in Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of travelling at 62mph in a 40mph limit at the Burnshot Flyover, Edinburgh. The entire incident was captured on video and the Crown had c ..
  Kept Licence
Edinburgh Speeding Case Deserted
Speeding in Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case was scheduled to call for trial in Edinburgh Justice of the Peace Court on 28 November 2019. A number of technical deficiencies with the Crown case ha ..
  Kept Licence
Aberdeen Speeding Marykirk Not Guilty Plea Accepted
Speeding in Scotland
Aberdeen Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was facing a 5th charge of speeding (seehttps://www.theroadtrafficlawyer.com/cases/speeding-case-glasgow-jp-court-not-guilty-again) and instructed us ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding 106mph Dumfries Licence Saved
Speeding in Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was a chef who relied upon his driving licence owing to his mostly unsociable hours. He was hurrying to fulfil a family commitment and accelerated a ..
  Kept Licence
80mph Over 50mph Speeder Not Guilty Glasgow
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This matter called for trial in Glasgow on 19 November 2019. The case papers revealed a number of potential issues with the evidence and, whilst complacency can ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding Case Glasgow JP Court Not Guilty Again
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client for whom we had previously dealt with 3 cases successfully contacted our office for assistance with a fourth allegation of speeding. Our advice was ..