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
High Speed Low Penalty
Speeding in Scotland
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This individual was caught travelling at 105mph on a dual carriageway section of the A9 north of Perth. In any jurisdiction, such an excess of speed would pose ..
  Kept Licence
Minimum Penalty For Double The Speed Limit
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had orginally been charged with speeding at 59mph in a 30mph limit on Cowal Road in Glasgow. The treatment of high speeds in low limits varies throug ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding Saughs Road Glasgow Not Guilty
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with speeding at 49mph in a 30mph limit at Saughs Road in Glasgow. Normally this type of case would not present any threat to a client's ..
  Kept Licence
Plea To Reduced Speed Keeps Licence 114mph
Speeding in Scotland
Hamilton Sheriff and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was originally charged with speeding at 114mph on the M74 at Larkhall. This type of speed in Hamilton would inevitably result in a not insignificant ..
  Kept Licence
Case Deserted Simpliciter
Speeding in Scotland
Coatbridge Justice of the Peace Court
We are routinely instructed in cases where an accused faces disqualification under the totting-up provisions. This case involved an allegation that our client w ..
  Kept Licence
86mph In A 40mph Limit M8 Motorway Not Guilty
Speeding in Scotland
Paisley Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case was one of many which we dealt with involving the temporary speed limit near to Glasgow Airport. Our client was already subject to the totting-up prov ..