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
Mobile Phone Case Crown Adjournment Refused
Mobile Phones / Construction & Use
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with using a mobile phone whilst driving. He already had 9 penalty points and worked as a taxi driver so this case was vitally important ..
  Kept Licence
Serious Dangerous Driving Allegation Licence Retained
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Stranraer Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
It was alleged that our client had committed an act of dangerous driving of some severity, namely that he had driven at speeds of up to 100mph in a 30mph limit ..
  Kept Licence
Plea To Competency Upheld Mobile Phone Case Deserted
Mobile Phones / Construction & Use
Ayr Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
A very simple case where the Crown had served papers outwith the appropriate statutory time limit. Having submitted a plea to the competency of the charge of th ..
  Kept Licence
Not Guilty No Insurance Glasgow
Driving Without Insurance
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had been charged with driving without insurance at North Canal Bank Street in Glasgow. Whilst the PNC check at the time revealed that there was no po ..
  Kept Licence
Not Guilty After Trial Alleged Drink Driver Edinburgh
Drink / Drug Driving
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with driving with a breath alcohol reading of 80 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The limit at that time was 35 micr ..
  Kept Licence
Not Guilty After Trial Careless Driving Involving Injury
Careless Driving
Dunoon Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with careless driving by crossing on to the opposing carriageway and colliding with oncoming motor vehicles causing damage to both vehicl ..