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 Trial Paisley JP Court Found Not Guilty
Speeding in Scotland
Paisley Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of travelling at 79mph on the Erskine Bridge in his Porsche contrary to sections 14 and 16 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984. It's ..
  Kept Licence
High Speed Driving Charge Dumfries Avoids Ban
Speeding in Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had been called into Dumfries Justice of the Peace Court to make representations against disqualification in connection with a charge of speeding at ..
  Kept Licence
Paramedic Speeding Driver Found Not Guilty Aberdeen JP Court
Speeding in Scotland
Aberdeen Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case drew a considerable amount of press attention (see links at the bottom of the page). Our client was a trainee paramedic who volunteered with a charit ..
  Kept Licence
Oban Speeding A85 88mph in 60mph Limit 3 Points
Speeding in Scotland
Oban Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged withspeedingcontrary to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, Sections 88 and 89. Her speed was detected at 88mph (in a 60mph limit) on t ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding Paisley 106mph No Disqualification
Speeding in Scotland
Paisley Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was a successful local businessman whose licence was a luxury rather than an essential. It was a fine day and our client was in no particular rush. ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding A90 Dundee Justice of the Peace Court
Speeding in Scotland
Dundee Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client lived a considerable distance from Dundee but was running late for a business obligation. He was clocked at 66mph in a 40mph limit on the A90 contrar ..