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 Glasgow Crown Adjournment Refused
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was alleged to have been travelling at 50mph in a 30mph limit contrary to sections 81 and 89 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984. With penalty po ..
  Kept Licence
Speed Cameras A9 Inverness Client Keeps Licence
Speeding in Scotland
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had pled guilty to what he thought was a simple charge of speeding on the A9, Kessock Bridge, Inverness (contrary to sections 84 and 89 of the Road T ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding Glasgow Case Deserted By Court
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of speeding at 42mph in a 30mph limit contrary to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 sections 81 and 89. Our advice was that a plea of ..
  Kept Licence
Failure To Provide Details Edinburgh
Speeding in Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was initially accused of speeding and thereafter of failing to disclose the details of the driver contrary to section 172 of the Road Traffic Act 198 ..
  Kept Licence
Not Guilty Accepted By Crown For Speeding Charge
Speeding in Scotland
Hamilton Sheriff and Justice of the Peace Court
This trial was heard on a particularly busy court day within Hamilton Justice of the Peace Court on 27 November 2018. Road traffic cases can often be low priori ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding Charge Deserted In Stirling
Speeding in Scotland
Stirling Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case was set down for trial on 12 November 2018 in Stirling Justice of the Peace Court. The Crown case was lacking in a number of crucial respects and, as ..