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
Road Rage Tailgating Licence Saved In Elgin
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Elgin Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This matter was originally prosecuted as an alleged contravention of s.2 of the Road Traffic Act 1988, namely dangerous driving, at Elgin Sheriff Court. The or ..
  Kept Licence
Bad Driving Negotiated From Dangerous To Careless
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dunoon Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had been returning from working on Islay and was taking 'Haste Ye Back' somewhat too literally as he sped home towards East Dunbartonshire. The driv ..
  Kept Licence
Failure To Identify Driver Section 172 Not Guilty
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of failing to identify the driver of a vehicle he owned when required to do so in terms of the Road Traffic Act 1988, Section 172(2)(a) a ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Charge; Licence Saved
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dunoon Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Some kind words from another happy customer. We're not blushing. Honest! "Martin at MLSL has been a godsend! I was very concerned about the unthinkable implica ..
  Kept Licence
Selkirk Speeding Ticket Not Guilty At Trial
Speeding in Scotland
Selkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
A returning client came to us for assistance with a third speeding matter. The Court, when sentencing for speeding in Selkirk, can often take a hard line. The o ..
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Dangerous Driving Reduced To Careless 4 Penalty Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Stranraer Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client - a famous film-maker - was accused of dangerous driving by travelling at 90mph in a 60mph limit and 74mph through roadworks restricted to 40mph. We ..