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.

  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving In Bad Weather Over 100mph On A9
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was quite properly accused of dangerous driving contrary to section 2 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 having allegedly driven in heavy rain, heavy surfa ..
  Kept Licence
Employee Driving Without Insurance
Driving Without Insurance
Fort William Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was employed by a company to deliver razor clams to Mallaig and was told to take a particular van from the company's yard. Unfortunately, the vehicl ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding at Paisley: A View from the Client
Speeding in Scotland
Paisley Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
We are always touched to receive e-mails from clients with a wee thank you after their case has concluded. In this case an allegation of speeding at Paisley Jus ..
  Kept Licence
9 Points for Alleged Dangerous Driving Dumfries
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This matter called for trial on 13 March 2020 within Dumfries Sheriff Court. The original charge contained an allegation that our client had been riding his mot ..
  Kept Licence
Compensation Avoids Conviction
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Kilmarnock Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Strict responsibilities are placed on the driver of a vehicle that is involved in an accident. Where injury is sustained by someone other than the driver, or da ..
  Kept Licence
Exceptional Hardship at Stranraer
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Stranraer Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
We were approached by the accused in this case to prepare and present a proof on exceptional hardship. He had accrued 12 live penalty points and was facing a di ..