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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Very High Speed Negotiated To Careless Driving
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged along with other motorists at the same stretch of the A74(M) Glasgow to Carlisle road with dangerous driving. The crux of the allegation ..
  Kept Licence
High Court Judge As Witness In Road Rage Dangerous Driving
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
If you are going to lose your temper when driving it's best not to do it with a chauffeur driven High Court Judge! Our client - apparently - had cut up the chau ..
  Kept Licence
Edinburgh Dangerous Driving Reduced To Careless 5 Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of dangerous driving by failing to observe a red light at a pedestrian crossing and driving over a girl's foot and clipping her elbow. O ..
  Kept Licence
Dumfries Dangerous Driving Charge Reduced To Careless
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of driving dangerously by overtaking cars at temporary traffic lights and going through a red light. The truth of the matter was that our ..
  Kept Licence
Inverness Traffic Lawyer Dangerous Driving
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had originally been charged with dangerous driving involving speeds of up to 114mph on the A95 between Aviemore and Grantown. The suggestion was that ..
  Kept Licence
Hamilton Dangerous Driving Found Not Guilty After Trial
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Hamilton Sheriff and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with dangerous driving having been detected speeding at 45-50mph within a 30mph limit on Airbles Road near Motherwell. The police took th ..