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
Technical Defence To Failure To Report
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of failing to report an accident. Having initially instructed another solicitor, he changed to our Firm. When we received the Court pape ..
  Kept Licence
Dundee Drink Driving Charge Dropped
Drink / Drug Driving
Dundee Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client, a fellow lawyer, was accused of driving under the influence, driving without insurance, and refusing a roadside breath test. Legally, this was an i ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Charge Ayr
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Ayr Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of travelling in excess of 130mph whilst racing another vehicle, contrary to the Road Traffic Act 1988, Section 2 (as amended) akadangero ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving 110mph Inverness 3 Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Aberdeen Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was a new driver and accused of driving at a very high speed (in excess of 110mph in a 60mph limit) and deliberately avoiding the police. Our client ..
  Kept Licence
119/70 Dangerous Driving 8 Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client found himself in an unenviable position. He was on his new motorbike and allowed himself to become distracted. His speed crept up to 119mph (in a 70m ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving In Nairn Becomes 4 Penalty Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of dangerous driving contrary to the Road Traffic Act 1988, Section 2 (as amended). The allegation was that he had failed to check his m ..