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
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 ..
  Reduced Sentence
Motorcyclist Driving Dangerously?
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Unlike England, there are no sentencing guidelines in Scotland. It is, ultimately, the prerogative of the Sheriff or Justice of the Peace to determine how an of ..
  Kept Licence
Alleged Dangerous Driver, New Driver, Still a Driver
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client in this instance was a New Driver who had, more through inexperience than anything specifically objectionable about his manner of driving, been invol ..
  Kept Licence
Stirling Dangerous Driving 112/60mph 5 Penalty Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Stirling Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was clocked on his motorcycle travelling at 112mph on the A85 where traffic is restricted to 60mph.The entire incident was captured on video and our ..
  Kept Licence
Road Rage Dangerous Driving Glasgow Sheriff Court
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of driving dangerously (contrary to the Road Traffic Act 1988 Section 2) and ramming another vehicle during rush hour on the M8 approachi ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Allegation Glasgow Sheriff Court
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This matter called in Glasgow Sheriff Court on 10 January 2020 for trial. The allegation was fairly serious and involved a number of pedestrians sustaining inju ..