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
Drunk-in-Charge Dropped By Prosecutor
Drink / Drug Driving
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This matter first called in court in September 2020 and finally concluded at Dumfries Sheriff Court on 3 June 2021. This is actually a fairly quick turnaround f ..
  Reduced Sentence
Minimum Sentence Drink Driving Edinburgh
Drink / Drug Driving
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client's car was stopped by the police. He was breathalysed at the roadside and found to be under the influence of alcohol. The police arrested him and too ..
  Reduced Sentence
Low Sentence For Repeat Offender
Drink / Drug Driving
Airdrie Sheriff Court
Our client was returning with a second drink-driving offence some 11 years after the first. The reading provided to the police was 92ug (over 4 times the prescr ..
  Reduced Sentence
Lockdown Drink-Driving High Reading Minimum Ban
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with drink-driving whilst making a food delivery. He had had no intention of driving but ultimately an error of judgement led to him bein ..
  Reduced Sentence
Elgin Drink Driving Minimum Sentence
Drink / Drug Driving
Elgin Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had consumed alcohol and was driving when he got into difficulty. Police were called and he was found to be over three times the prescribed limit. T ..
  Reduced Sentence
Edinburgh Drink Driving Over 6 Times Limit Minimum Sentence
Drink / Drug Driving
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This was the second of two cases dealt with by our Mr Simpson at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Friday 13th November 2020. Our client hit some gravel and skidded i ..