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
High Reading Drink Driving
Drink / Drug Driving
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Having crashed her car on a late night journey home from work, our client in this case was charged with driving her car whilst the proportion of alcohol in her ..
  Reduced Sentence
Drink Driving in Tain
Drink / Drug Driving
Tain Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
We were tasked by our client in this case to limit the impact of a number of charges faced at Tain Sheriff Court. They emanated from a mercy dash home to a wife ..
  Reduced Sentence
Lost Weekend in Elgin
Drink / Drug Driving
Elgin Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Whilst not exactly Lloyd Cole, our client certainly caused a Commotion during a Lost Weekend in Moray. Enjoying a well-earned holiday in the north of Scotland, ..
  Kept Licence
Drink Driving Charge Dropped Glasgow Sheriff Court
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of driving whilst over the applicable limit with a breath alcohol reading of 72ug per 100ml. He faced other associated charges, however, ..
  Reduced Sentence
Minimum Sentence Failure To Provide Glasgow
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of driving under the influence of alcohol and thereafter failing without reasonable excuse to provide two specimens of breath when lawful ..
  Reduced Sentence
Drink Driving Charge Glasgow 104ug 12 Month Ban
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was a university student who erroneously felt fine to drive after having had a break from drinking for a few hours. Regrettably, he was far from 'fi ..