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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. Please make your own judgement by browsing our unparalleled wealth of experience gained from a decade devoted to exclusively defending road traffic cases.

This is an arduous process so please bear with us whilst we fill up the database with details of our past cases.

In the meantime, please use the drop down menu to browse some examples of each type of offence that we have dealt with over the years.

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  Kept Licence
Careless Driver Avoids Ban Glasgow JP Court
New Drivers
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was a new driver and en route to her first pregnancy scan when she became a little lost. She was running late, nervous about her scan and unsure of h ..
  Kept Licence
Technical Objection Upheld in Mobile Phone Prosecution
Mobile Phones / Construction & Use
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case was heard within Glasgow Justice of the Peace Court on 2 May 2018. Our client already had six penalty points on his licence at the time of the alleged ..
  Kept Licence
Causing Serious Injury By Dangerous Driving Glasgow
Serious Injury & Fatality Cases
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Causing serious injury by dangerous driving contrary to section 1A of the Road Traffic Act 1988 is a very serious offence and conviction incurs a minimumban of ..
  Kept Licence
Section 5 Road Traffic Act Drunk In Charge Not Guilty
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Credibility is the absolute key to success in the effective presentation of a defence to a charge of being drunk-in-charge of a vehicle contrary to section 5(1) ..
  Kept Licence
Acquitted Of Careless Driving In Paisley JPC
Careless Driving
Paisley Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
The case went to trial in Paisley Justice of the Peace Court on 11 April 2018 and involved an allegation that the accused drove his vehicle without due care and ..
  Kept Licence
Mobile Phone Offence Glasgow Not Guilty Plea Accepted
Mobile Phones / Construction & Use
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Mobile phone offences in Scotland now carrry 6 penalty points and a fine of up to 1,000. This case was slightly unusual as it was to the best of our knowledge t ..