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
18 Months Later Case Dropped At Trial
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of reversing into a vehicle and driving off. He was charged with failing to stop and report an accident and failing to report the inciden ..
  Kept Licence
Selkirk JP Court Three Offences No Points
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Selkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with careless driving (3-9 points or a ban), failing to identify the driver (6 points or a ban) and failing to stop when requested by the ..
  Kept Licence
Edinburgh Failing To Stop And Report
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This matter proceeded to trial at Edinburgh Justice of the Peace Court on 13 August 2021 and was dealt with by our Mr Lyon. The charges involved an allegation ..
  Kept Licence
Failure to Stop Case Dropped No Criminal Record
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was a very respectable lady who had, unbeknownst to her, clipped the wing mirror of a parked car causing damage to it. The police tracked her down a ..
  Kept Licence
Dundee Road Traffic Lawyer Has Case Dropped
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Dundee Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was a very respectable lady accused of reversing her champagne coloured Range Rover into a white van in Dundee and making off. See:https://www.theroa ..
  Kept Licence
Failure To Identify Driver Section 172 Not Guilty
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of failing to identify the driver of a vehicle he owned when required to do so in terms of the Road Traffic Act 1988, Section 172(2)(a) a ..