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
No Jurisdiction Means No Conviction
Mobile Phones / Construction & Use
Fort William Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client in this case was alleged to have used a mobile phone whilst driving, in contravention of section 41D(b) of the Road Traffic Act 1988. Being convicted ..
  Kept Licence
Mobile Phone in Kilmarnock
Mobile Phones / Construction & Use
Kilmarnock Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
In this case our client was accused of using a mobile phone whilst driving, in contravention of the Road Traffic Act 1988, s.41D(b). Such an offence carries a m ..
  Kept Licence
Mobile Phone Trial Glasgow JP Court Not Guilty Plea Accepted
Mobile Phones / Construction & Use
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was stationary in traffic with her handbrake on. Her daughter was in the back seat and ask her mum if she could play with her mum's phone. Our client ..
  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 ..