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
Case Dropped On Technical Grounds
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of failing to identify himself as the driver. He had actually responded, however, his response had not been received. He was facing 6 po ..
  Kept Licence
3 Serious Driving Charges Dropped
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with 3 serious driving charges (the lowest points for each offence ranged from 6-8) and two disorder offences. Following discussions wit ..
  Kept Licence
Failure To Stop And Report Dundee JP Court
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Dundee Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was, rather curiously, accused of failing to stop and report an accident and failing to report it to the police. We say 'curiously' as the car was u ..
  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 ..