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 A74(M) 117MPH Reduced To Careless Driving
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of travelling at 117mph in lane 3 of the A74(M) and was charged with dangerous driving contrary to the Road Traffic Act 1988, Section 2 ( ..
  Kept Licence
High Speed Dangerous Driving Charge No Ban
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This matter called in Dumfries Sheriff Court on 13 August 2019. Our client had originally been charged with dangerous driving contrary to the Road Traffic Act 1 ..
  Reduced Sentence
Fort William 115mph In 60mph Limit Short Term Ban
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Fort William Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with dangerous driving. The crux of the matter was that he had been detected travelling at 115mph in a 60mph limit, driving past busy lay ..
  Licence Restored
Appeal Against Driving Ban Scotland
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Lanark Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was originally charged withdangerous driving by speeding at 103mph in a 70mph limit. We spoke to the Procurator Fiscal who agreed that the conduct wa ..
  Kept Licence
Perth Sheriff Court Dangerous Driving Reduced To Careless
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was reported to the Police by the driver of an on-coming vehicle who required to come to a complete stop to avoid a head-on collision. The incident w ..
  Kept Licence
Kilmarnock Dangerous Driving Charge Reduced To Careless
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Kilmarnock Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was facing a fairly serious charge of dangerous driving contrary to section 2 of the Road Traffic Act 1988. The incident itself was fairly benign an ..