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
Special Reasons Upheld Lanark JP Court
Driving Without Insurance
Lanark Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was pulled over by the police and found to have no valid insurance for the vehicle he was driving at that time. It came as a shock to him and a shoc ..
  Kept Licence
Careless Driving Edinburgh Client Acquitted
Careless Driving
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of driving without due care and attention, speeding, and knocking down a pedestrian causing injury to him. He denied the allegation and ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding Camera Charge Dropped At Edinburgh JP Court
Speeding in Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of travelling at 62mph in a 40mph limit at the Burnshot Flyover, Edinburgh. The entire incident was captured on video and the Crown had c ..
  Reduced Sentence
Drink Driving Charge Glasgow 104ug 12 Month Ban
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was a university student who erroneously felt fine to drive after having had a break from drinking for a few hours. Regrettably, he was far from 'fi ..
  Reduced Sentence
Causing Serious Injury By Dangerous Driving
Serious Injury & Fatality Cases
Airdrie Sheriff Court
Our client was initially accused of causing serious injury by driving dangerously and refusing to provide a blood specimen when requested to do so. There were s ..
  Kept Licence
Edinburgh Speeding Case Deserted
Speeding in Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case was scheduled to call for trial in Edinburgh Justice of the Peace Court on 28 November 2019. A number of technical deficiencies with the Crown case ha ..