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
Airdrie Careless Driving M80 Found Not Guilty
Careless Driving
Airdrie Justice Of The Peace Court
This case first called in August 2020 for a pleading diet and followed the usual course of intermediate and trial diets being assigned the case called for tria ..
  Reduced Sentence
Edinburgh Drink Driving Over 6 Times Limit Minimum Sentence
Drink / Drug Driving
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This was the second of two cases dealt with by our Mr Simpson at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Friday 13th November 2020. Our client hit some gravel and skidded i ..
  Reduced Sentence
Edinburgh Drink Driving No Fine Minimum Penalty
Drink / Drug Driving
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This was one of two Undertakings that we dealt with at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on Friday 13th November 2020. In this case our client had consumed alcohol durin ..
  Kept Licence
Edinburgh Careless Driving Charge Dropped
Careless Driving
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of driving carelessly by speeding, entering a bus lane, and colliding with a scooter causing injury to its rider. Our investigations rev ..
  Kept Licence
Inverness Traffic Lawyer Dangerous Driving
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had originally been charged with dangerous driving involving speeds of up to 114mph on the A95 between Aviemore and Grantown. The suggestion was that ..
  Kept Licence
Perth Lower Speed Reluctantly Accepted By Crown
Speeding in Scotland
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with travelling at 83mph in a 40mph temporary speed limit. We spotted a technical line of defence and approached the Procurator Fiscal to ..