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
Mobile Phone Charge Airdrie JP Court Not Guilty
Careless Driving
Airdrie Justice Of The Peace Court
Our client was wrongly accused of using his mobile phone whilst driving. The case was complicated as an endorsement for this offence would have invoked the tott ..
  Kept Licence
Not Guilty 20 Months After Original Charge
Driving Without Insurance
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case called for trial on 3 July 2019 and involved an allegation dating back to November 2017. Summary justice may not always be dealt with summarily and it ..
  Kept Licence
Perth Sheriff Court Dangerous Driving Reduced To Careless
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was reported to the Police by the driver of an on-coming vehicle who required to come to a complete stop to avoid a head-on collision. The incident w ..
  Kept Licence
Kilmarnock Dangerous Driving Charge Reduced To Careless
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Kilmarnock Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was facing a fairly serious charge of dangerous driving contrary to section 2 of the Road Traffic Act 1988. The incident itself was fairly benign an ..
  Kept Licence
Careless Driving Smash Glasgow Not Guilty
Careless Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This matter called for trial in Glasgow on 24 June 2019. The court heard from 7 witnesses in total in relation to an incident involving a fairly serious collisi ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding Glasgow Procurator Fiscal Discontinues Case
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client - a returning client - was accused of speeding at 55mph in a 30mph limit. The alleged offence was detected by an average speed camera situated at Mil ..