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. Please make your own judgement by browsing our unparalleled wealth of experience gained from a decade devoted to exclusively defending road traffic cases.

This is an arduous process so please bear with us whilst we fill up the database with details of our past cases.

In the meantime, please use the drop down menu to browse some examples of each type of offence that we have dealt with over the years.

  Kept Licence
Drunk In Charge Ban Avoided
Drink / Drug Driving
Greenock Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
An offence under s.5(1)(b) Road Traffic Act 1988, namely being in charge of a vehicle whilst in excess of the prescribed breath alcohol limit. These charges usu ..
  Kept Licence
Drink Driving Selkirk
Drink / Drug Driving
Selkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
The accusation was that our client had been drinking and driving (50 microgrammes in breath). The scene of the alleged offence was Spylaw Road in Kelso. We defe ..
  Kept Licence
Not Guilty No Likelihood Defence Upheld
Drink / Drug Driving
Airdrie Sheriff Court
Our client was found to be in charge of a motor vehicle at the Westerwood Hotel in Cumbernauld. The Crown produced a forensic toxicology report which confirmed ..
  Kept Licence
Not Guilty After Trial Alleged Drink Driver Edinburgh
Drink / Drug Driving
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with driving with a breath alcohol reading of 80 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The limit at that time was 35 micr ..
  Reduced Sentence
Twice The Limit Half The Sentence
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
A client caught driving whilst twice the prescribed breath alcohol limit. The Court can often take a dim view of such offences, especially with the schedule of ..
  Kept Licence
Drink Driving Blood Specimen Not Guilty After Trial
Drink / Drug Driving
Aberdeen Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with driving a motor vehicle with a blood-alcohol level in excess of the permitted limit at teh Beach Esplanade in Aberdeen. Forensic evi ..