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
Rare Medical Condition Exceptional Hardship
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was on 9 penalty points when he was detected travelling at 90mph in a 70mph limit. It was reported as careless driving and ultimately resulted in a p ..
  Kept Licence
Dumfries Exceptional Hardship Proof Courier
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client pleaded guilty to using a mobile phone whilst driving, an offence that carries 6 penalty points. The presence of 6 penalty points already on his driv ..
  Kept Licence
Exceptional Hardship Perth Granted 18 Months Later
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our first post-pandemic exceptional hardship proof with the Justice of the Peace Courts reopening at the beginning of June 2021. Quite unbelievably, our client ..
  Kept Licence
Exceptional Hardship Dumfries HGV Licence Saved
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was a 71 year old gentleman with his own haulage company. He had been caught speeding at 50mph in a 40mph limit and faced disqualification due to 'to ..
  Kept Licence
Exceptional Hardship at Stranraer
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Stranraer Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
We were approached by the accused in this case to prepare and present a proof on exceptional hardship. He had accrued 12 live penalty points and was facing a di ..
  Kept Licence
Exceptional Hardship Selkirk Driver Keeps Licence
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Selkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was facing a totting-up ban due to the presence of 9 penalty points on his licence when he was caught speeding. A not guilty plea was entered and ha ..