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
Road Traffic Act 1988, Section 40A(d) Not Guilty
Mobile Phones / Construction & Use
Coatbridge Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with a contravention of the Road Traffic Act 1988 Section 40A(d). This offence can be dealt with quite seriously by the Courts and having ..
  Kept Licence
Drunk In Charge Livingston Sheriff Court Not Guilty After Trial
Drink / Drug Driving
Livingston Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had gone to stay with her friends over the festive period. During the course of the day she had consumed a large amount of alcohol - as had her frien ..
  Kept Licence
Dunoon Traffic Lawyer Speeding
Speeding in Scotland
Dunoon Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
On the 27th of March 2019 our Mr Simpson dealt with 4 cases at Dunoon Justice of the Peace Court. Client 1 Our first client was charged with careless driving ..
  Kept Licence
Glasgow Causing and Permitting Offence New Driver
New Drivers
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with causing and permitting another driver to use his vehicle without a licence and without insurance. The driver crashed our client's ca ..
  Kept Licence
Careless Driving Trial Deserted
Careless Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This matter called for trial in Glasgow on 14 March 2019. The evidence in this case came from a cyclist who was riding the streets of Glasgow with a Go-Pro came ..
  Kept Licence
Failing to Report Accident Acquittal
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case called for trial in Glasgow on 8 March 2019. The charge related to an allegation that our client had crashed into another vehicle and, having not stop ..