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
Serious Dangerous Driving Reduced To Careless Driving
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of a fairly serious contravention of section 2 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (as amended), involving allegations of a high speed race betw ..
  Reduced Sentence
Airdrie Sheriff Court Dangerous Driving Charge Minimum Penalty
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Airdrie Sheriff Court
Our client was accused of travelling at 83mph in a 40mph limit on the A73 and charged with dangerous driving. We looked at every aspect of the evidence in order ..
  Reduced Sentence
Dangerous Driving From Dumbarton To Glasgow
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dumbarton Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of a fairly lengthy incident of dangerous driving which he denied. There was a front seat passenger and it appeared that his driving was ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Car Crash Careless Driving Accepted
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Livingston Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client contacted us having collided with a railing and thereafter driven along the road into on-coming traffic and colliding with another car causing damage ..
  Kept Licence
102/60 A96 Wet Weather Licence Retained
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was clocked at 102mph in a 60mph limit. The weather was inclement, it was dark and the road surface was wet. Facing a charge of dangerous driving he ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving In Bad Weather Over 100mph On A9
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was quite properly accused of dangerous driving contrary to section 2 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 having allegedly driven in heavy rain, heavy surfa ..