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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6 Acquittals In A Row For One Client
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
For those keenly following our run of acquittals for one particular client of the firm, we are pleased to confirm that our sixth acquittal was achieved on 18 De ..
  Kept Licence
Deferred Sentence Glasgow Licence Retained
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our former client called in a bit of a pickle. He'd lost a fixed penalty ticket for driving at 50mph in a 30mph limit. He received the Court citation and sent i ..
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Speeding Airdrie Case Dropped
Speeding in Scotland
Airdrie Justice Of The Peace Court
Our client contacted us having been accused of speeding by travelling at 42mph in a 30mph limit. We had advised that a plea of not guilty would be advisable du ..
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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 ..
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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 ..
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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 ..