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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. Please make your own judgement by browsing our unparalleled wealth of experience gained from a decade devoted to exclusively defending road traffic cases.

This is an arduous process so please bear with us whilst we fill up the database with details of our past cases.

In the meantime, please use the drop down menu to browse some examples of each type of offence that we have dealt with over the years.

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  Kept Licence
Drunk In Charge Livingston Sheriff Court Not Guilty After Trial
Drink / Drug Driving
Livingston Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had gone to stay with her friends over the festive period. During the course of the day she had consumed a large amount of alcohol - as had her frien ..
  Kept Licence
Section 7(6) Road Traffic Act 1988 Minimum Penalty Imposed
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was suspected of being drunk-in-charge of his vehicle and arrested. At the police station he refused - without reasonable excuse - to provide two spe ..
  Kept Licence
Glasgow Drink Driving Minimum Sentence Imposed
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client misjudged the rate at which her body metabolised alcohol and was charged with drink-driving contrary to section 5(1)(a) of the Road Traffic Act 1988. ..
  Reduced Sentence
Drink Driving Hamilton Minimum Penalty
Drink / Drug Driving
Hamilton Sheriff and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was involved in a minor road traffic accident and was breathalysed an hour later providing a reading of 82 microgrammes per 100ml of breath contrary ..
  Kept Licence
Drink Driving Charge Reduced 10 Penalty Points Imposed
Drink / Drug Driving
Dumbarton Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was found in the driver's seat of his car and was considerably over the legal limit. It was 'a fair cop'. The problems really began when the matter w ..
  Kept Licence
Drink Driving Charge Not Guilty Plea Accepted
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
A former client came back to us for further assistance with a serious new case. A friend had taken without consent his car and crashed it close to his home. Ou ..