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
Shawfair Car Meet Dangerous Driving Lawyer
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our Mr Simpson attended at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on 5th August 2022 for a client who had originally faced a charge ofdangerous driving contrary to the Road Tr ..
  Kept Licence
Forfar Speeding Pro Footballer Acquitted
Speeding in Scotland
Forfar Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of speeding on two separate occasions. He was already on 9 penalty points and was a 'new driver', a fairly challenging set of circumstanc ..
  Kept Licence
Kilmarnock Careless Driving Charge Dropped
Careless Driving
Kilmarnock Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of careless driving by emerging from a junction into the path of an on-coming vehicle and causing a collision. Our advice was that he sho ..
  Kept Licence
Stirling Drink-Driving Lawyer
Drink / Drug Driving
Stirling Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of drink-driving and faced a minimum, mandatory disqualification of 12 months. Our Mr Simpson negotiated with the Procurator Fiscal's Of ..
  Kept Licence
Edinburgh Dangerous Driving 5 Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of driving at 65mph in a 30mph limit and was charged withdangerous driving. Our client asked us to find a way to keep her driving licence ..
  Kept Licence
Failing To Report An Accident Not Guilty
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client worked in financial services and was terrified that a criminal conviction would leave her unable to work. She instructed the Firm to try and find a ..