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 Car Crash Careless Driving Accepted
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Livingston Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client contacted us having collided with a railing and thereafter driven along the road into on-coming traffic and colliding with another car causing damage ..
  Kept Licence
102/60 A96 Wet Weather Licence Retained
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was clocked at 102mph in a 60mph limit. The weather was inclement, it was dark and the road surface was wet. Facing a charge of dangerous driving he ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving In Bad Weather Over 100mph On A9
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was quite properly accused of dangerous driving contrary to section 2 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 having allegedly driven in heavy rain, heavy surfa ..
  Kept Licence
9 Points for Alleged Dangerous Driving Dumfries
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This matter called for trial on 13 March 2020 within Dumfries Sheriff Court. The original charge contained an allegation that our client had been riding his mot ..
  Kept Licence
Client Retains Licence Elgin Dangerous Driving
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Elgin Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This matter called for trial on 28 February 2020 within Elgin Sheriff Court. Our client had originally been charged with dangerous driving, contrary to s.2 of t ..
  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 ..