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
Speeding In Oban
Speeding in Scotland
Oban Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client in this case was recommended by another law firm to instruct us to defend his speeding case, and it is a good thing that he followed their advice. He ..
  Kept Licence
No Jurisdiction Means No Conviction
Mobile Phones / Construction & Use
Fort William Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client in this case was alleged to have used a mobile phone whilst driving, in contravention of section 41D(b) of the Road Traffic Act 1988. Being convicted ..
  Kept Licence
Hamilton and Glasgow Speeding Cases Both Not Guilty
Speeding in Scotland
Hamilton Sheriff and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had received 4 fixed penalty offences and was advised to ignore all of them and allow the cases to be referred to Court. Ultimately, we were instruc ..
  Kept Licence
Client Retains Licence Elgin Dangerous Driving
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Elgin Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This matter called for trial on 28 February 2020 within Elgin Sheriff Court. Our client had originally been charged with dangerous driving, contrary to s.2 of t ..
  Kept Licence
Failing To Identify Driver Deserted Simpliciter
Speeding in Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This matter was scheduled to call for trial on 26 February 2020 within Dumfries Justice of the Peace Court. The allegation related to a purported failure to ide ..
  Kept Licence
Dumfries Drug Driving Charge Dropped
Drink / Drug Driving
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was having a terrible time and sadly attempted to take his own life. His method of doing so was to consume a large quantity of drugs and drive his ve ..