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
Livingston Dangerous Driving 4 Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Livingston Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused ofdangerous drivingby racing with another car, losing control of his vehicle and striking the vehicle in front, causing both to leave the ..
  Kept Licence
Drink Driving Inverness Sheriff Court
Drink / Drug Driving
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had been captured on video driving in a particularly poor manner. Police were called and discovered our client in a layby drinking straight vodka. H ..
  Kept Licence
Edinburgh Dangerous Driving 5 Penalty Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client's car was having problems and could not maintain a decent speed. A lorry driver took umbrage, resulting in reciprocal umbrage being taken by our clie ..
  Kept Licence
Kirkcaldy Dangerous Driving Lawyer
Serious Injury & Fatality Cases
Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of causing serious injury by driving without due care and attention contrary to the Road Traffic Act 1988, Section 2C. The minimum penal ..
  Kept Licence
Stirling Drink Driving Case Deserted
Drink / Drug Driving
Stirling Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had been accused of drink-driving and provided a reading almost 5 times the legal limit. The police followed all the procedures and reported the case ..
  Kept Licence
Failure To Stop Accident Lothian Buses
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had been accused of colliding with a bus in his HGV. He was absolutely unaware of having been involved and hence could neither stop nor report this i ..