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
Cleaning Up A Mess Made By Another Lawyer
Speeding in Scotland
Ayr Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was advised by anotherroad traffic lawyerto simply 'plead guilty' to two charges of speeding. If accurate it was extremely poor advice which our clie ..
  Reduced Sentence
Selkirk Speeding Driver On 9 Points Gets 28 Day Ban
Speeding in Scotland
Selkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was caught speeding on the A68 south of Soutra Hill, Oxton at 81mph in a 60mph limit. Ordinarily this would be dealt with by a Conditional Offer of ..
  Kept Licence
Solicitor Found Not Guilty
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
We are often asked to represent fellow solicitors and advocates. Our reputation within this profession is impeccable and our experience is unrivalled. When a la ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving A74(M) 117MPH Reduced To Careless Driving
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of travelling at 117mph in lane 3 of the A74(M) and was charged with dangerous driving contrary to the Road Traffic Act 1988, Section 2 ( ..
  Kept Licence
Glasgow Speeding Charge 57mph In 30mph Limit Not Guilty
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
A previous client got in a spot of bother again and contacted us for advice and assistance. He was charged with speeding at 57mph on Great Western Road where t ..
  Kept Licence
A Classic Case of Special Reasons
Driving Without Insurance
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case called in court on 21 August 2019. Normal practice in a special reasons proof is for evidence to be led under oath. It is, however, open for parties t ..