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
Failing To Stop And Report Edinburgh
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had been accused of crashing into a parked vehicle, causing its wing mirror to become detached and smash all over the carriageway. The allegation wa ..
  Kept Licence
Failing To Report An Accident Not Guilty
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client worked in financial services and was terrified that a criminal conviction would leave her unable to work. She instructed the Firm to try and find a ..
  Kept Licence
Failure To Stop And Report Accident
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused (belatedly) of failing to stop and report an accident. Our Mr Simpson attended at Edinburgh JP Court on 4th July 2022 and persuaded the ..
  Kept Licence
Dunfermline Failure To Report Accident Charge Dropped
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Dunfermline Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client lost control of his vehicle during a snowstorm and collided with a fence. He alighted from his vehicle and could see no damage. Several months later ..
  Kept Licence
Technical Defence To Failure To Report
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of failing to report an accident. Having initially instructed another solicitor, he changed to our Firm. When we received the Court pape ..
  Kept Licence
Two Charges Dropped On Technical Grounds
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was on 6 penalty points and committed, allegedly, an egregious breach of the legislation surrounding the reporting of vehicular accidents. Extensive ..