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 at Ayr; Not Guilty
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Ayr Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
In this case the gentleman instructing us was accused of dangerous driving in contravention of section 2 of the Road Traffic Act 1988. If convicted, he would ha ..
  Reduced Sentence
Minimum Sentence Drink Driving Edinburgh
Drink / Drug Driving
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client's car was stopped by the police. He was breathalysed at the roadside and found to be under the influence of alcohol. The police arrested him and too ..
  Reduced Sentence
Low Sentence For Repeat Offender
Drink / Drug Driving
Airdrie Sheriff Court
Our client was returning with a second drink-driving offence some 11 years after the first. The reading provided to the police was 92ug (over 4 times the prescr ..
  Kept Licence
Edinburgh Dangerous Driving Case Dropped
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case took 13 months to bring to conclusion and involved an allegation of dangerous driving proceeding at Edinburgh Sheriff Court which was supported by das ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Kilmarnock Not Guilty
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Kilmarnock Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of dangerous driving and leaving the scene of a nasty collision. The allegation was that he had tailgated a vehicle and thereafter under ..
  Reduced Sentence
Dangerous Driving Negotiated To Speeding
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Livingston Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was one of three drivers involved in an allegation of dangerous driving. The allegation was that they had been racing, swerving across the roadway an ..