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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  Reduced Sentence
Dangerous Driving Dropped At Glasgow Sheriff Court
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of drink-driving (which he fully accepted) and dangerous driving (which he did not). The case began in May 2020 and finally came to a co ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Edinburgh Charge Dropped
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of driving dangerously by swerving onto the pavement and causing three pedestrians to take evasive action. Our client flatly denied that ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Stranraer Reduced To Careless 3 Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Stranraer Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of dangerous driving by travelling at 73mph in a 50mph limit, contravening double white lines, overtaking when unsafe to do so approachin ..
  Kept Licence
117mph/60mph Dangerous Driving Found NOT GUILTY
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Aberdeen Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our Mr Simpson conducted a trial on behalf of a motorcyclist accused of driving dangerously on the A96 by travelling at an astonishing 117mph in a 60mph limit.D ..
  Reduced Sentence
Tain 110MPH Dangerous Driving Reduced To Careless
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Tain Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was in a bit of a pickle. She had been detected travelling at 110/60 and was charged with dangerous driving, contrary to section 2 of the Road Traffi ..
  Kept Licence
Wick Dangerous Driving Reduced To 3 Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Wick Sheriff Court
Our client was accused of driving dangerously by repeatedly overtaking vehicles when it was not safe to do so at speed and driving on the opposite side of the c ..