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
Dangerous Driving Charge Edinburgh Not Guilty
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of driving dangerously contrary to section 2 of the Road Traffic Act 1988. Following a major incident on the A720 traffic was at a stand ..
  Reduced Sentence
116mph Reduced From Dangerous Driving To Speeding
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with dangerous driving or alternatively speeding. A common misconception is that when an alternative charge is listed that you can simply ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving in Edinburgh
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
We were approached for assistance in this case a little later than would have been ideal. Upon receiving a court citation for a breach of section 2 of the Road ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving in Falkirk
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Falkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client in this case was charged with dangerous driving, a contravention of section 2 of the Road Traffic Act 1988, in that he moved between motorway lanes w ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving, Licence Saved
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
How do you define a successful conclusion to a case? In short, it really depends what our client wishes to achieve. For some, an outright denial of the conduct ..
  Reduced Sentence
Not a Dangerous Driver
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Frighteningly, it is not uncommon to have a scenario whereby everybody can assess a case as being eloquent of careless driving, apart from the prosecution who i ..