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
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 ..
  Kept Licence
Compensation Avoids Conviction
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Kilmarnock Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Strict responsibilities are placed on the driver of a vehicle that is involved in an accident. Where injury is sustained by someone other than the driver, or da ..
  Kept Licence
Failure To Report Accident £13K Damage 6 Points Edinburgh
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of failing to leave his details and failing to report an accident following a collision with a parked car at Edinburgh Airport. This cas ..
  Kept Licence
Section 170 Road Traffic Act 1988 Not Guilty
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of colliding with a vehicle and thereafter refusing to provide his details to the other driver. The incident simply did not happen. Ther ..