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
Drink-Driving Case Dropped
Drink / Drug Driving
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was discovered riding a Vespa around the streets of Edinburgh in the wee, small hours of the morning. She was accused of careless driving, driving w ..
  Kept Licence
6 Separate Cases Licence Saved
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client came to us with 6 separate driving cases in various courts. He already had 5 penalty points on his licence. This was the toughest brief we had been ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Negotiated To 4 Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged withdangerous driving by driving in front of another vehicle, brake testing the vehicle behind causing the vehicle to take evasive action ..
  Kept Licence
9 Points Caught Speeding Not Guilty After Trial
Speeding in Scotland
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was already on 9 points when he was detected speeding at 54mph in a 30mph limit. He contacted our office anxious to retain his driving entitlement. ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Ayr Driving Licence Saved
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Ayr Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
We were instructed by our client in May 2022 in relation to an alleged road rage incident where itwas alleged that our client had driven dangerously by repeated ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving 120mph 4 Penalty Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of travelling at a rather nippy 120mph in a 60mph limit, and was charged withdangerous driving. The incident was captured on dash-cam fo ..