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
114mph Dangerous Driving Licence Saved
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Hamilton Sheriff and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of driving at 114mph on the M8. He denied travelling at such a high speed and instructed the Firm to defend his case. He was charged with ..
  Kept Licence
Falkirk Failure To Provide Charge Dropped
Drink / Drug Driving
Falkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had been (wrongly) accused of failing to provide a roadside specimen of breath for analysis. We were instructed in the case and almost immediately f ..
  Kept Licence
Dumfries Careless Driving Charge Dropped
Careless Driving
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of careless driving by speeding and overtaking in contravention of a solid white line system. The allegation stemmed from January 2020 a ..
  Kept Licence
Falkirk Drunk-In-Charge Not Guilty After Trial
Drink / Drug Driving
Falkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This matter proceeded to trial at Falkirk Sheriff Court on 27 September 2021 with our Mr Lyon in attendance and involved an allegation that our client was in ch ..
  Kept Licence
Cases Finally Deserted At 6th Trial
Speeding in Scotland
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client initially faced 4 separate speeding charges from around May 2019 and, to compound matters, he already had 9 penalty points. Not the easiest of cases ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving 125mph Stirling Not Guilty
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Stirling Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with dangerous driving for travelling at an outrageous 125mph on the M9. The allegation was supported by video evidence in which our clie ..