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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  Reduced Sentence
Serious Injury Fort William Cyclist
Serious Injury & Fatality Cases
Fort William Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had been driving his car at an excessive speed and approached a blind corner. Just beyond the apex of the corner were two cyclists, not quite in sing ..
  Reduced Sentence
Minimum Ban For Serious Driving Offence
Serious Injury & Fatality Cases
Airdrie Sheriff Court
Our client was responsible for a head-on collision causing serious, life long injury to the other driver. He was intially facing a potential custodial sentence ..
  Kept Licence
Causing Serious Injury By Dangerous Driving Edinburgh
Serious Injury & Fatality Cases
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of causing serious injury by dangerous driving contrary to section 1A of the Road Traffic Act 1988. This is a serious offence that carrie ..
  Reduced Sentence
Serious Injury By Dangerous Driving Found Not Guilty After Trial
Serious Injury & Fatality Cases
Dunoon Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of causing serious injury by dangerous driving contrary to section 1A of the Road Traffic Act 1988. This charge carries a minimum period ..
  Reduced Sentence
Causing Serious Injury By Dangerous Driving
Serious Injury & Fatality Cases
Airdrie Sheriff Court
Our client was initially accused of causing serious injury by driving dangerously and refusing to provide a blood specimen when requested to do so. There were s ..
  Kept Licence
Section 1A Road Traffic Act 1988 Found Not Guilty Glasgow
Serious Injury & Fatality Cases
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was a taxi driver and was charged with a contravention ofSection 1A of the Road Traffic Act 1988(causingserious injury bydangerous driving). This is ..