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
2 Cases Drink Driving And Failure To Provide
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Case 1 Our client had been stopped by the police and was found to have not less that 77ug per 100ml of breath when subjected to the Intoximeter test at the pol ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving 6 Penalty Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client took a sweeping right-hand bend a little too quickly resulting in a complete loss of control and his car being written off. He was charged with dang ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving At Airdrie Becomes 4 Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Airdrie Justice Of The Peace Court
Our client was prosecuted for dangerous driving contrary to the Road Traffic Act 1988, Section 2 (as amended). The Crown case was based on poor weather, excessi ..
  Kept Licence
Bad Accident 4 Penalty Points
Careless Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was turning right and failed to observe a cyclist resulting in a very serious collision whereby the cyclist was very seriously injured. In cases ofc ..
  Reduced Sentence
115mph Results In 5 Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Lanark Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Having been charged initially withdangerous driving, our client was relieved to hear that we had persuaded the Procurator Fiscal to accept that his driving had ..
  Kept Licence
Successful Exceptional Hardship Edinburgh
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had amassed 12 penalty points prior to making contact with our Firm and, accordingly, the only way to save his driving entitlement was to successfull ..