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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  Licence Restored
Licence Restored Following Dangerous Driving Conviction
Removal Of Disqualification
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had used a different company for his conviction for a dangerous driving charge in 2018. This time around he called in the experts. This matter called ..
  Kept Licence
Careless Driving and Two Speeding Charges Licence Saved
Careless Driving
Falkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was facing three separate offences: careless driving; and two charges of speeding. We were given the very simple instruction to retain our client's ..
  Reduced Sentence
Elgin Drink Driving Minimum Sentence
Drink / Drug Driving
Elgin Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had consumed alcohol and was driving when he got into difficulty. Police were called and he was found to be over three times the prescribed limit. T ..
  Kept Licence
High Court Judge As Witness In Road Rage Dangerous Driving
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
If you are going to lose your temper when driving it's best not to do it with a chauffeur driven High Court Judge! Our client - apparently - had cut up the chau ..
  Kept Licence
Edinburgh Dangerous Driving Reduced To Careless 5 Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of dangerous driving by failing to observe a red light at a pedestrian crossing and driving over a girl's foot and clipping her elbow. O ..
  Kept Licence
Dumfries Dangerous Driving Charge Reduced To Careless
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of driving dangerously by overtaking cars at temporary traffic lights and going through a red light. The truth of the matter was that our ..