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Dangerous Driving Plea Withdrawn Licence Saved
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had pleaded guilty to falling asleep at the wheel, and colliding with another vehicle. He had tendered the plea in writing to the Court without havi ..
  Kept Licence
65/30mph Dangerous Driving Not Guilty
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of driving dangerously by speeding at 65mph within a 30mph limit. He denied the accusation from the outset, and elected to challenge the ..
  Kept Licence
Aberdeen Dangerous Driver No Ban
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Aberdeen Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was clocked at a fairly nippy 107mph in a 60mph limit. He was charged with a contravention of the Road Traffic Act 1988, Section 2 (as amended) akad ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Hamilton 5 Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Hamilton Sheriff and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of driving dangerously by almost running another vehicle off the road. The incident was reported and we were recommended by a police off ..
  Reduced Sentence
Dumfries Sheriff Court 134mph Minimum Ban
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was clocked at a mind-bending 134mph by a Unipar speed detection device in a 60mph limit. He was charged withdangerous driving and reported to the P ..
  Kept Licence
Newspaper Story Dangerous Driving 3 Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client initially made headlines (one presumes it was a 'slow news' day)...https://www.scotsman.com/news/crime/storm-darcy-shocked-police-officers-pull-over- ..