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
Drink Driving Ends With 2 Month Ban
Drink / Drug Driving
Falkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with a contravention of section 5(1)(a) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 which carries a minimum mandatory period of disqualification of 12 m ..
  Kept Licence
Two Different Clients Two Licences Saved In One Morning
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
On 6th September 2021, our Mr Simpson appeared at Glasgow Sheriff Court for two clients. Client one was accused of failing to provide consent for a sample of b ..
  Reduced Sentence
Cannabis Drug Driving 4.5 Times Limit Minimum Ban
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was involved in a road traffic collision (which was not his fault). He was breathalysed and passed and thereafter was swabbed for drugs. He tested po ..
  Reduced Sentence
Inverness Failure To Provide Urine Sample Minimum Penalty
Drink / Drug Driving
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of dangerous driving, attempt to pervert the course of justice, and failing to provide a specimen of urine. We were instructed to try an ..
  Reduced Sentence
Drink Driving 3 Times Limit Lowest Penalty
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was a respectable man who made an error of judgement and misjudged the level of alcohol in his system. He was pulled over by the police and found to ..
  Kept Licence
Drug Driving Dumbarton 4 Penalty Points
Drink / Drug Driving
Dumbarton Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was pulled over for driving an overweight van. The police officers detected a strong smell of cannabis from inside the van and asked our client to su ..