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
Dumbarton Dangerous Driving Reduced To 6 Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dumbarton Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had been charged with dangerous driving by riding his motorcycle at excessive speeds on the A83 at Tarbet. This is a common route utilised by biker ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Banff Sheriff Court
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Banff Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our performance in this case was comparable to the Oscar winning turns of Sir Anthony Hopkins (inSilence of the Lambs) or Dame Judi Dench (inShakespeare in Love ..
  Kept Licence
Elgin Dangerous Driving Found Not Guilty After Trial
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Elgin Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This matter proceeded to trial at Elgin Sheriff Court on 9 June 2021 with our Mr Lyon in attendance. Our client had been charged with dangerous driving by alleg ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving at Ayr; Not Guilty
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Ayr Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
In this case the gentleman instructing us was accused of dangerous driving in contravention of section 2 of the Road Traffic Act 1988. If convicted, he would ha ..
  Kept Licence
Edinburgh Dangerous Driving Case Dropped
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case took 13 months to bring to conclusion and involved an allegation of dangerous driving proceeding at Edinburgh Sheriff Court which was supported by das ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Kilmarnock Not Guilty
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Kilmarnock Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of dangerous driving and leaving the scene of a nasty collision. The allegation was that he had tailgated a vehicle and thereafter under ..