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
Dangerous Driving Charge Dropped 7 Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused ofdangerous driving contrary to the Road Traffic Act 1988, Section 2 (as amended). The basic outline of events was that our client was s ..
  Kept Licence
Airdrie Sheriff Court Failure To Provide Not Guilty
Drink / Drug Driving
Airdrie Justice Of The Peace Court
Our client was accused of failingwithout reasonable excuse to provide a breath specimen for analysis having been suspected of drink-driving. The case called fo ..
  Kept Licence
Paisley Trial Not Guilty
Careless Driving
Paisley Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
On 31st August 2022, our Mr Simpson spent 6 hours conducting a trial on behalf of a client against whom there was not a shred of evidence. In one of the most i ..
  Kept Licence
Edinburgh Crash Not Guilty
Careless Driving
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case proceeded to trial in Edinburgh on 1 September 2022 and involved an allegation of careless driving which caused damage to vehicles and injury to a you ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Charge 5 Points Glasgow
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This matter concluded at Glasgow Sheriff Court on 16 August 2022. The original charge involved an allegation that our client had driven dangerously by driving ..
  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 ..