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
Tractor Overtake Gone Wrong Licence Saved
Drink / Drug Driving
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case involved a dangerous driving charge where it was alleged that an overtaking manoeuvre had been performed in contravention of a solid white line system ..
  Kept Licence
Drug Driving Charge Reduced To 'In Charge'
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was over the prescribed limit for Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (one of the active ingredients of cannabis) when his vehicle was struck by another mot ..
  Kept Licence
Edinburgh Drink Driving Case Dropped
Drink / Drug Driving
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of, and indeed accepted, driving whilst over the prescribed breath alcohol limit contrary to the Road Traffic Act 1988, Section 5(1)(a). ..
  Kept Licence
Two Tricky Cases Won At Glasgow Sheriff Court
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our Mr Simpson appeared at Glasgow Sheriff Court on 23rd November 2021 with two separate cases. Firstly, there was a matter in the Justice of the Peace Court. ..
  Reduced Sentence
2 Cases Drink Driving And Failure To Provide
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Case 1 Our client had been stopped by the police and was found to have not less that 77ug per 100ml of breath when subjected to the Intoximeter test at the pol ..
  Kept Licence
Falkirk Failure To Provide Charge Dropped
Drink / Drug Driving
Falkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had been (wrongly) accused of failing to provide a roadside specimen of breath for analysis. We were instructed in the case and almost immediately f ..