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 Glasgow Procurator Fiscal Discontinues Case
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client - a returning client - was accused of speeding at 55mph in a 30mph limit. The alleged offence was detected by an average speed camera situated at Mil ..
  Kept Licence
Careless Driving Stirling Justice Of The Peace Court
Careless Driving
Stirling Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was driving home from work and made a right hand turn. In the distance a van was slowing to give way and our client proceeded to make his manoeuvre. ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Charge Fort William At Glencoe
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Fort William Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was involved in a near miss and was charged with a contravention of the Road Traffic Act 1988, Section 2 commonly referred to as "dangerous driving". ..
  Kept Licence
Special Reasons Dumfries Justice Court No Points
Driving Without Insurance
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case called for a special reasons proof on 12 June 2019 within Dumfries Justice of the Peace Court. The accused accepted driving without a valid policy of ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Glasgow Reduced To Careless Driving
Careless Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Initially reported to the Procurator Fiscal by the police as dangerous driving, our client ultimately faced a charge of careless driving contrary to section 3 o ..
  Kept Licence
Livingston Sheriff Court Drink Driving Lawyer
Drink / Drug Driving
Livingston Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
A former client got himself in a bit of bother and was arrested following allegations of drink-driving contrary to the Road Traffic Act 1988 Section 5(1)(a), ca ..