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
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 ..
  Kept Licence
Failing To Report Accident To Police Not Guilty
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Charges of failing to stop and report accidents can be awkward for the Crown to prove. This particular case was heard in Glasgow Justice of the Peace Court on 2 ..
  Kept Licence
Failing to Report Accident Acquittal
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case called for trial in Glasgow on 8 March 2019. The charge related to an allegation that our client had crashed into another vehicle and, having not stop ..
  Kept Licence
Failure To Report Accident Edinburgh - Case Dropped
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was driving in bad weather and her vehicle collided with another vehicle unbeknownst to her. The matter was reported and our client was charged with ..