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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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 ..
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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 ..
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Exceptional Hardship Success For On Call Doctor
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This was the second of three exceptional hardship proofs which we conducted in Dumfries Justice of the Peace Court on 13 June 2018. Our client had entered a ple ..
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Exceptional Hardship Submission Dumfries JP Court
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Another fairly classic case of exceptional hardship which was considered by Dumfries Justice of the Peace Court on 13 June 2018. Whilst each case turns on its o ..
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Can I Still Drive On More Than 12 Penalty Points
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Most drivers are aware that incurring 12 or more penalty points within a three year period will lead to a disqualification under the totting-up provisions. The ..
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A Classic Case Of Exceptional Hardship In Dumfries
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
We are often asked to give examples of exceptional hardship and, as the law recognises, we always point out that there are no hard and fast rules and each case ..