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
Exceptional Hardship Saves Driving Licence Dumfries
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case called in Dumfries Justice of the Peace Court on 27 November 2019. Having entered a plea of guilty to a charge of speeding, the spectre of a totting-u ..
  Kept Licence
Exceptional Hardship Scotland
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of speeding and submitted a letter pleading guilty. He thought no more of it and as a serving member of the Armed Forces was shortly ther ..
  Kept Licence
Exceptional Hardship Proof Dumfries JP Court
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was detected travelling at 84mph in a 70mph limit on the A74 motorway. He pled guilty by letter not realising that the imposition of further penalty ..
  Kept Licence
Exceptional Hardship Success For Charity Worker
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This matter called for proof within Dumfries Justice Justice of the Peace Court on 5 September 2018. Our client had previously entered a guilty plea to a minor ..
  Kept Licence
Oban Court Exceptional Hardship Technicality Upheld
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Oban Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case was heard in Oban Justice of the Peace Court on 5 July 2018. The matter was set down to call for an exceptional hardship proof as our client was due t ..
  Kept Licence
Exceptional Hardship Granted In Dumfries
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This was the third of three exceptional hardship proofs which we conducted in Dumfries Justice of the Peace Court on 13 June 2018, all of which were successfull ..