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
Drunk In Charge Hamilton
Drink / Drug Driving
Hamilton Sheriff and Justice of the Peace Court
While Mr Lyon was doing battle in Edinburgh, our Mr Simpson was embroiled in a trial at Hamilton Sheriff Court. Our client had been accused of being 'in charge ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Edinburgh Pedestrian
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
On 4th April 2024, our Mr Lyon successfully persuaded the Crown to take a plea tocareless driving for a client who had been accused of deliberately driving at a ..
  Reduced Sentence
Dangerous Driving Client Already On 11 Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Aberdeen Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused ofdangerous driving by reversing onto lane 1 of a live dual carriageway where the speed limit was 70mph. He was already subject to 11 pe ..
  Kept Licence
Hamilton Sheriff Court Causing Serious Injury Case Dropped
Serious Injury & Fatality Cases
Hamilton Sheriff and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of seriously injury a pedestrian by running them over in a commercial van. The person was badly injured and hospitalised as a result of ..
  Kept Licence
Perth Driving Under The Influence
Drink / Drug Driving
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with driving whilst under the influence of drink or drugs, contrary to the Road Traffic Act 1988, Section 4(1). This charge carries a mi ..
  Reduced Sentence
High Reading Minimum Penalty
Drink / Drug Driving
Jedburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with failing to provide a specimen of breath at the roadside and providing a particularly high reading (107/22) at the police station. Ou ..