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
6 Acquittals In A Row For One Client
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
For those keenly following our run of acquittals for one particular client of the firm, we are pleased to confirm that our sixth acquittal was achieved on 18 De ..
  Kept Licence
Deferred Sentence Glasgow Licence Retained
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our former client called in a bit of a pickle. He'd lost a fixed penalty ticket for driving at 50mph in a 30mph limit. He received the Court citation and sent i ..
  Reduced Sentence
Minimum Sentence Failure To Provide Glasgow
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of driving under the influence of alcohol and thereafter failing without reasonable excuse to provide two specimens of breath when lawful ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Dumfries Dropped To Careless
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of driving dangerously by failing to allow police officers (who were travelling at 138mph) to pass him on the motorway, straddling lanes ..
  Kept Licence
Edinburgh Exceptional Hardship Proof Success
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client transferred from another solicitor in advance of his exceptional hardship proof on the basis he had concerns about his previous choice of representat ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding Airdrie Case Dropped
Speeding in Scotland
Airdrie Justice Of The Peace Court
Our client contacted us having been accused of speeding by travelling at 42mph in a 30mph limit. We had advised that a plea of not guilty would be advisable du ..