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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
Falling Asleep At The Wheel: Careless Or Dangerous Driving
Dangerous Driving
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
The issue of whether falling asleep at the wheel constitutes dangerous or careless driving has been covered in detail elsewhere on this website - https://www.t ..
  Kept Licence
Extreme Hardship Driving Ban Avoided Scotland
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was a shop keeper who required his van in order to go back and forth from the cash and carry. He was originally charged with parking on a zig-zag li ..
  Kept Licence
Mobile Phone and Bald Tyre Aberdeen Kept Licence
Mobile Phones / Construction & Use
Aberdeen Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was on 6 penalty points and was stopped by the police for allegedly using her mobile phone. The police discovered that her front tyre was bald and ch ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding Offence Hamilton JP Court Not Guilty
Speeding in Scotland
Hamilton Sheriff and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with travelling at 45mph in a 30mph limit. His licence was clean and both he and his wife denied that the vehicle had been speeding. They ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Charge Dunoon Road Traffic Lawyer
Dangerous Driving
Dunoon Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was enjoying riding his motorcycle and got a little carried away on the A83 where he was clocked at 94mph in a 60mph limit and thereafter followed fo ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Reduced to Careless Driving Glasgow Sheriff Court
Dangerous Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had just finished her shift at a hospital and was making her way home along a familiar route when she inexplicably missed a red traffic signal. Unfor ..