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
Dangerous Driving High Speed 4 Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Stranraer Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with travelling at 92mph on the A75 Gretna to Stranraer Road in a van (restricted to 50mph) and pleaded guilty by letter to what he'd (wr ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Charge Penalty Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Falkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of dangerous driving on the basis of her speed. The police who gave chase reported driving at speeds of 130mph to catch up with her durin ..
  Kept Licence
Careless Driving Charge Dropped
Careless Driving
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accued ofcareless driving by colliding with - and tragically killing - a labrador puppy. A horrible case and whilst we had enormous sympathy for ..
  Kept Licence
23 Technical Driving Charges
Driving Without Insurance
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This offence involved two prominent security firms, one cancer patient, and one over-zealous police officer. There were 23 charges in total, most of a technica ..
  Reduced Sentence
9 Points Caught Speeding
Speeding in Scotland
Forfar Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was caught speeding whilst already on 9 penalty points. He faced a minimum 6 month ban under the totting-up provisions but did not have a stateable c ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Glasgow City Centre 6 Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client faced a charge ofdangerous driving having collided with two pedestrians at a low speed. The charge was ultimately reduced tocareless driving and the ..