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
Dangerous Driving Charge; Licence Saved
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dunoon Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Some kind words from another happy customer. We're not blushing. Honest! "Martin at MLSL has been a godsend! I was very concerned about the unthinkable implica ..
  Kept Licence
Selkirk Speeding Ticket Not Guilty At Trial
Speeding in Scotland
Selkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
A returning client came to us for assistance with a third speeding matter. The Court, when sentencing for speeding in Selkirk, can often take a hard line. The o ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Reduced To Careless 4 Penalty Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Stranraer Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client - a famous film-maker - was accused of dangerous driving by travelling at 90mph in a 60mph limit and 74mph through roadworks restricted to 40mph. We ..
  Reduced Sentence
Serious Injury By Dangerous Driving Found Not Guilty After Trial
Serious Injury & Fatality Cases
Dunoon Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of causing serious injury by dangerous driving contrary to section 1A of the Road Traffic Act 1988. This charge carries a minimum period ..
  Reduced Sentence
Very High Speed Negotiated To Careless Driving
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged along with other motorists at the same stretch of the A74(M) Glasgow to Carlisle road with dangerous driving. The crux of the allegation ..
  Kept Licence
Exceptional Hardship Dumfries HGV Licence Saved
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was a 71 year old gentleman with his own haulage company. He had been caught speeding at 50mph in a 40mph limit and faced disqualification due to 'to ..