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
100mph In 50mph Dangerous Driving Not Guilty
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with dangerous driving on the M80 in Glasgow by hitting speeds in excess of 100mph in a 50mph limit, overtaking other motor vehicles when ..
  Kept Licence
Serious Dangerous Driving Allegation Licence Retained
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Stranraer Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
It was alleged that our client had committed an act of dangerous driving of some severity, namely that he had driven at speeds of up to 100mph in a 30mph limit ..
  Kept Licence
Not Guilty Dangerous Driving Airdrie
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Airdrie Sheriff Court
Our client had been charged with dangerous driving involving excessive speeds on the M80. We had always taken the view that the speeds involved in this particul ..
  Kept Licence
Not Guilty Dangerous Driving Overtaking On Blind Bend
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
The driving complained of in this case involved an allegation our client had the audacity to overtake a Police vehicle during an organised parade in Glasgow. Wi ..
  Kept Licence
A Narrow Escape
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Having crashed his car on a country road, injuring his friend and passenger, our client was subsequently prosecuted for dangerous driving and risked at least 12 ..
  Kept Licence
93mph In 40mph Limit Dangerous Driving Ban Avoided
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Airdrie Sheriff Court
This case involved an allegation that our client had driven at 93mph in a 40mph limit. The Crown argued that the speedper sewas sufficient for conviction under ..