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
A Classic Case of Special Reasons
Driving Without Insurance
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case called in court on 21 August 2019. Normal practice in a special reasons proof is for evidence to be led under oath. It is, however, open for parties t ..
  Kept Licence
Not Guilty 20 Months After Original Charge
Driving Without Insurance
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case called for trial on 3 July 2019 and involved an allegation dating back to November 2017. Summary justice may not always be dealt with summarily and it ..
  Kept Licence
Special Reasons Dumfries Justice Court No Points
Driving Without Insurance
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case called for a special reasons proof on 12 June 2019 within Dumfries Justice of the Peace Court. The accused accepted driving without a valid policy of ..
  Kept Licence
No Licence And No Insurance Penalty Found Not Guilty
Driving Without Insurance
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was a provisional licence holder whose licence was endorsed with 3 penalty points for speeding. Once he passed his test he got a further 3 penalty po ..
  Kept Licence
s.143 Insurance Charge Special Reasons Upheld
Driving Without Insurance
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with driving a motor vehicle without the necessary insurance cover, contrary to the Road Traffic Act 1988, s.143. The case had potentiall ..
  Kept Licence
Special Reasons No Insurance Admonished
Driving Without Insurance
Aberdeen Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
The case was heard at Aberdeen Justice of the Peace Court on 7 February 2019. Our client faced criminal proceedings for driving without insurance and sought to ..