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
Special Reasons in Perth
Driving Without Insurance
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client in this case found himself in a bit of a pickle when he was charged with driving without insurance. Needing to use his partners car whilst his was of ..
  Kept Licence
Driving Without Insurance Dumbarton JP Court
Driving Without Insurance
Dumbarton Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client deliberately drove his father's vehicle without insurance and without displaying 'L' plates. His mother was charged with causing and permitting him t ..
  Kept Licence
Special Reasons Upheld Lanark JP Court
Driving Without Insurance
Lanark Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was pulled over by the police and found to have no valid insurance for the vehicle he was driving at that time. It came as a shock to him and a shoc ..
  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 ..