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 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 ..
  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 ..