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
108mph Dumfries A74(M) & Driving Without Insurance
Speeding in Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was pinged on the A74(M) travelling at 106mph and thereafter followed by police who detected his speed as rising to 108mph. At this level of speed, a ..
  Kept Licence
Restricted Road Speeding 40mph/30mph Found Not Guilty
Speeding in Scotland
Dumbarton Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of speeding at 40mph in a 30mph limit. Ordinarily a fixed penalty would be issued to and accepted by the driver. In this case however our ..
  Kept Licence
High Speed Dangerous Driving Charge No Ban
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This matter called in Dumfries Sheriff Court on 13 August 2019. Our client had originally been charged with dangerous driving contrary to the Road Traffic Act 1 ..
  Reduced Sentence
Fort William 115mph In 60mph Limit Short Term Ban
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Fort William Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with dangerous driving. The crux of the matter was that he had been detected travelling at 115mph in a 60mph limit, driving past busy lay ..
  Kept Licence
Exceptional Hardship Scotland
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of speeding and submitted a letter pleading guilty. He thought no more of it and as a serving member of the Armed Forces was shortly ther ..
  Licence Restored
Appeal Against Driving Ban Scotland
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Lanark Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was originally charged withdangerous driving by speeding at 103mph in a 70mph limit. We spoke to the Procurator Fiscal who agreed that the conduct wa ..