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
Mobile Phone Usage Case Not Guilty
Mobile Phones / Construction & Use
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case called for trial in Dumfries on 26 September 2019. It is essential to have a detailed working knowledge of the legislation and mobile phone cases cont ..
  Kept Licence
Goods Vehicles (Licensing of Operators) Act 1995
Mobile Phones / Construction & Use
Kirkwall Sheriff Court
Our client was a plant hire company based in Orkney who fell foul of theGoods Vehicles (Licensing of Operators) Act 1995 and called our office for advice and as ..
  Kept Licence
Road Traffic Act 1988, Section 40A(d) Not Guilty
Mobile Phones / Construction & Use
Coatbridge Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with a contravention of the Road Traffic Act 1988 Section 40A(d). This offence can be dealt with quite seriously by the Courts and having ..
  Kept Licence
Mobile Phone Edinburgh Reduced Penalty
Mobile Phones / Construction & Use
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had 6 points on his licence when spotted by the police using his mobile phone in Edinburgh whilst driving. The minimum endorsement for this offence i ..
  Kept Licence
Tachograph Charges Deserted
Mobile Phones / Construction & Use
Dumbarton Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Tachograph cases are often avoided by lawyers on both sides of the court table. Due to the complexity of the rules and the time involved to properly prepare the ..
  Kept Licence
Aberdeen Exceptional Hardship Totting-Up Proof Successful
Mobile Phones / Construction & Use
Aberdeen Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client - a very nice lady - was convicted of using her mobile phone whilst driving and anexceptional hardshipproof was assigned. Exceptional hardship proof ..