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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  Kept Licence
Drink Driving Lawyer Edinburgh
Drink / Drug Driving
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was having a hard time and, foolishly, decided to drink alcohol in her car during her working day. She was spotted by a member of the public who call ..
  Kept Licence
Drink Driving Charge Dropped
Drink / Drug Driving
Dumbarton Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client suffered a mental breakdown and drove towards the Erskine Bridge with the intention of ending her life. She had consumed a significant amount of alc ..
  Kept Licence
High Level Driving Driving Eventually Dropped
Drink / Drug Driving
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case was actually pre-pandemic and involved a particularly serious allegation of driving whilst in excess of the prescribed alcohol limit. The matter event ..
  Kept Licence
Unfit Drink Drugs Case Dropped
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was a professional man who had undergone a procedure at a private hospital and had been accused of driving whilst under the influence of anaesthetic. ..
  Kept Licence
Airdrie Sheriff Court Failure To Provide Not Guilty
Drink / Drug Driving
Airdrie Justice Of The Peace Court
Our client was accused of failingwithout reasonable excuse to provide a breath specimen for analysis having been suspected of drink-driving. The case called fo ..
  Kept Licence
Drink-Driving Case Dropped
Drink / Drug Driving
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was discovered riding a Vespa around the streets of Edinburgh in the wee, small hours of the morning. She was accused of careless driving, driving w ..