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
New Driver Facing Revocation
New Drivers
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of driving at a speed exceeding the 60mph limit, namely 73mph, contrary to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, ss. 86 89 @ Perth Justi ..
  Licence Restored
Early Restoration Of Licence Saves Job
Removal Of Disqualification
Fort William Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had been disqualified from driving for a period of 5 years. At the halfway point his employment was under threat. He would ordinarily have had to ser ..
  Kept Licence
Driving Whilst In Excess Of The Prescribed Alcohol Limit
Drink / Drug Driving
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Charge carries a minimum mandatory disqualification of at least one year. Our client was foundnot guilty after trial. The defence of post-incident drinking uphe ..
  Kept Licence
61mph in a 50mph Limit Subject To Totting-Up
Speeding in Scotland
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
9 live points and therefore subject to six month totting up ban if convicted. Case treated as not called by the Crown (effectively an acceptance that with us on ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding At 83mph in a 70mph Limit Whilst On 9 Points
Speeding in Scotland
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
9 live points and therefore subject to totting-up provisions. Not guilty accepted by the Crown due to technical issue with the evidence. ..
  Kept Licence
Failing To Stop & Report Following Accident
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
9 live points on licence and charges carry 5-10 points with power of discretionary disqualification. Found not guilty in relation to both charges after trial. ..