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
Rare Medical Condition Exceptional Hardship
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was on 9 penalty points when he was detected travelling at 90mph in a 70mph limit. It was reported as careless driving and ultimately resulted in a p ..
  Kept Licence
Dumfries Exceptional Hardship Proof Courier
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client pleaded guilty to using a mobile phone whilst driving, an offence that carries 6 penalty points. The presence of 6 penalty points already on his driv ..
  Kept Licence
Dumbarton Dangerous Driving Reduced To 6 Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dumbarton Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had been charged with dangerous driving by riding his motorcycle at excessive speeds on the A83 at Tarbet. This is a common route utilised by biker ..
  Kept Licence
Stornoway Sheriff Court Road Traffic Lawyer Case Deserted
Driving Without Insurance
Stornoway Sheriff Court
Our client was accused of driving without insurance. The lack of insurance had been an oversight during a very difficult time. Our client contacted our office a ..
  Kept Licence
Paisley Case Dropped After 18 Months Of Negotiations
Careless Driving
Paisley Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with careless driving in an alleged altercation with a marked police car. Our client vehemently denied any wrongdoing and instructed us t ..
  Kept Licence
Exceptional Hardship Perth Granted 18 Months Later
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our first post-pandemic exceptional hardship proof with the Justice of the Peace Courts reopening at the beginning of June 2021. Quite unbelievably, our client ..