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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  Reduced Sentence
Speeding Offence in Wick
Speeding in Scotland
Wick Sheriff Court
Like most road traffic charges, speeding affords the judge a range of penalties to allow the disposal of a case to reflect the severity of the offence. Here, it ..
  Kept Licence
Can You Speed In A Rolls Royce?
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case concluded on 10 February 2020. Our client did not accept speeding and advanced a perfectly credible position that he was merely cruising, at the speed ..
  Kept Licence
Paisley 80mph in 40mph Limit 6 Penalty Points
Speeding in Scotland
Paisley Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was detected speeding at 80mph in a 40mph limit. Our client sold cars for a living and desperately needed to hold on to his licence in order to retai ..
  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 ..