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
Not Guilty Dangerous Driving And Drink Driving Dumbarton
Drink / Drug Driving
Dumbarton Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This was an interesting and extremely complicated case. Our client was accused of drink-driving, failing to stop for the Police, and dangerous driving. Both d ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding Case Glasgow JP Court Not Guilty Again
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client for whom we had previously dealt with 3 cases successfully contacted our office for assistance with a fourth allegation of speeding. Our advice was ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Charge 114mph Dumbarton 6 Penalty Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dumbarton Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with driving at 114mph in a 70mph limit contrary to the Road Traffic Act 1988 Section 2 - dangerous driving. The minimum penalty if convi ..
  Kept Licence
Filming With Mobile Phone Whilst Driving Not Guilty
Careless Driving
Falkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case proceeded to trial on 7 November 2019 at Falkirk Justice of the Peace Court. Our client was charged with driving a motor vehicle when using a handheld ..
  Reduced Sentence
Drink Driving Charge Forfar
Drink / Drug Driving
Forfar Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with drink-driving contrary to section 5(1)(a) of the Road Traffic Act 1988. The police arrived at the scene and breathalysed our client. ..
  Kept Licence
High Speed Perth Driver Keeps Licence
Speeding in Scotland
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was clocked at 66mph in a 40mph limit and in Perth this level of speed (more than 50% over the speed limit) can often result in a discretionary ban. ..