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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. Please make your own judgement by browsing our unparalleled wealth of experience gained from a decade devoted to exclusively defending road traffic cases.

This is an arduous process so please bear with us whilst we fill up the database with details of our past cases.

In the meantime, please use the drop down menu to browse some examples of each type of offence that we have dealt with over the years.

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  Kept Licence
Section 7(6) Road Traffic Act 1988 Minimum Penalty Imposed
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was suspected of being drunk-in-charge of his vehicle and arrested. At the police station he refused - without reasonable excuse - to provide two spe ..
  Kept Licence
Failure To Report Accident Edinburgh - Case Dropped
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was driving in bad weather and her vehicle collided with another vehicle unbeknownst to her. The matter was reported and our client was charged with ..
  Kept Licence
Glasgow Drink Driving Minimum Sentence Imposed
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client misjudged the rate at which her body metabolised alcohol and was charged with drink-driving contrary to section 5(1)(a) of the Road Traffic Act 1988. ..
  Kept Licence
Stranraer Careless Driving Disqualification Avoided
Careless Driving
Stranraer Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of careless driving in Stranraer and required the services of a road traffic lawyer after entering a guilty plea to the charge. Once the ..
  Kept Licence
Failure To Provide Details Edinburgh
Speeding in Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was initially accused of speeding and thereafter of failing to disclose the details of the driver contrary to section 172 of the Road Traffic Act 198 ..
  Reduced Sentence
Drink Driving Hamilton Minimum Penalty
Drink / Drug Driving
Hamilton Sheriff and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was involved in a minor road traffic accident and was breathalysed an hour later providing a reading of 82 microgrammes per 100ml of breath contrary ..