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 Perth Driver Keeps Licence
Speeding in Scotland
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was clocked at 66mph in a 40mph limit and in Perth this level of speed (more than 50% over the speed limit) can often result in a discretionary ban. ..
  Kept Licence
Police Officer Keeps Licence Speeding 108mph
Speeding in Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was a serving Police Officer and was clocked at 108mph on the A74(M) near Beattock. The incident was captured by a camera placed on an overbridge and ..
  Reduced Sentence
3 Driving Cases Dealt With At Dumfries Client Outcomes Achieved
Speeding in Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
We were instructed in a number of cases in Dumfries Justice of the Peace Court on Tuesday 22nd October 2019 by a variety of different clients with an assortment ..
  Kept Licence
Cleaning Up A Mess Made By Another Lawyer
Speeding in Scotland
Ayr Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was advised by anotherroad traffic lawyerto simply 'plead guilty' to two charges of speeding. If accurate it was extremely poor advice which our clie ..
  Reduced Sentence
Selkirk Speeding Driver On 9 Points Gets 28 Day Ban
Speeding in Scotland
Selkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was caught speeding on the A68 south of Soutra Hill, Oxton at 81mph in a 60mph limit. Ordinarily this would be dealt with by a Conditional Offer of ..
  Kept Licence
Solicitor Found Not Guilty
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
We are often asked to represent fellow solicitors and advocates. Our reputation within this profession is impeccable and our experience is unrivalled. When a la ..