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
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 ..
  Kept Licence
Dumfries Drug Driving Charge Dropped
Drink / Drug Driving
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was having a terrible time and sadly attempted to take his own life. His method of doing so was to consume a large quantity of drugs and drive his ve ..
  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, ..