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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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 ..
  Reduced Sentence
Edinburgh Drink Driving No Fine Minimum Penalty
Drink / Drug Driving
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This was one of two Undertakings that we dealt with at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Friday 13th November 2020. In this case our client had consumed alcohol durin ..
  Reduced Sentence
Failure To Provide, Dangerous Driving, Attempt To Pervert Edinburgh
Drink / Drug Driving
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was spotted by police ignoring a 'No Entry' sign and driving with a burst tyre. When stopped he smelled strongly of alcohol and described himself in ..
  Reduced Sentence
Stranraer Drink Driving Ferry
Drink / Drug Driving
Stranraer Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had a few too many libations on the Larne ferry and took a risk driving off the ferry. The police had been tipped the wink by ferry staff and were l ..
  Reduced Sentence
2nd Drink Driving 110ug/22ug Careless Driving Minimum Ban
Drink / Drug Driving
Livingston Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had a couple of drinks at a work party and drove home in the dark forgetting to put his headlights on. Police were contacted by another motorist. Up ..