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
Careless Driving Charge Dropped Edinburgh
Careless Driving
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of driving without due care and attention and colliding with a cyclist who was injured. He was already on 6 penalty points and was a new ..
  Kept Licence
Selkirk Two Tricky Cases In One Day
Speeding in Scotland
Selkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our Mr Simpson appeared on behalf of two drivers who were both accused of speeding and both subject to 'totting-up'. One of the cases was calling for trial but ..
  Kept Licence
3 Serious Driving Charges Dropped
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with 3 serious driving charges (the lowest points for each offence ranged from 6-8) and two disorder offences. Following discussions wit ..
  Kept Licence
109MPH in 60MPH Limit 6 Penalty Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with dangerous driving contrary to section 2 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (as amended). There was an alternative charge of speeding. Fo ..
  Kept Licence
Failure To Stop And Report Dundee JP Court
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Dundee Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was, rather curiously, accused of failing to stop and report an accident and failing to report it to the police. We say 'curiously' as the car was u ..
  Kept Licence
Glasgow Speeding Charge Dropped
New Drivers
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was a new driver facing a speeding charge 42mph in a 30mph limit in Glasgow. His father contacted our office looking for assistance. The family were ..