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
Speeding Charge Paisley JP Court New Driver
Speeding in Scotland
Paisley Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of travelling at 54mph in a 30mph limit back in August 2020. As a new driver, our client was worried that he would lose his licence and ..
  Kept Licence
Paisley Careless Driving Charge Dropped
Careless Driving
Paisley Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was stopped by the police for driving in the middle lane of an empty motorway and travelling at speeds of up to... 80mph. There was no speed detecti ..
  Kept Licence
Fort William Road Traffic Case Dropped
Mobile Phones / Construction & Use
Fort William Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with having an unsafe load on his vehicle and instructed the Firm to assist. There was a flaw in the Crown case that was spotted at a ve ..
  Reduced Sentence
Drink Driving Ends With 2 Month Ban
Drink / Drug Driving
Falkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with a contravention of section 5(1)(a) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 which carries a minimum mandatory period of disqualification of 12 m ..
  Kept Licence
Edinburgh Speeding Charge Dropped
Speeding in Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with doing a rather nippy 47mph in a 20mph limit. We were instructed to defend the charge and we in-gathered all the evidence in the cas ..
  Kept Licence
Inverness Mobile Phone Case Deserted After Long Battle
Careless Driving
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of careless driving by looking at the time on his mobile telephone. The charge seemed ill-founded from the outset. Glancing at a handhel ..