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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
Exceptional Hardship Submission Upheld Dumfries
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was unfortunately caught using his mobile telephone whilst driving along the A75 at Carrutherstown, Dumfries. His usual van was fully fitted with a h ..
  Kept Licence
Special Reasons Insurance Charge Edinburgh
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was a successful company director who had been with the same insurer for a decade until she switched last year. Her policies had always auto-renewed ..
  Kept Licence
Serious Injury By Dangerous Driving Sentence
Serious Injury & Fatality Cases
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was driving in rush hour traffic through road works at Hyndland Road, Glasgow and failed to see a red light. Ordinarily this type of offence would be ..
  Kept Licence
Section 143 Road Traffic Act 1988 Case Deserted
Driving Without Insurance
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
The Procurator Fiscal's role in determining whether or not to prosecute allegations ought to be determined by applying a dual test: firstly, is there a sufficie ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Charge Glasgow Red Light Accident
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Dangerous Driving Charge at Glasgow Sheriff Court Our client was a new driver forced to take an alternative route due to road works. He had been working a long ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving By Falling Asleep At The Wheel
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Oban Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Ever since the Appeal Court delivered its opinion in Helen Alexander v Procurator Fiscal, Edinburgh (2016) HCJAC 3, the Crown has sought to prosecute drivers wh ..