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 Charge Edinburgh Not Guilty
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of driving dangerously contrary to section 2 of the Road Traffic Act 1988. Following a major incident on the A720 traffic was at a stand ..
  Reduced Sentence
116mph Reduced From Dangerous Driving To Speeding
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Kirkcaldy Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with dangerous driving or alternatively speeding. A common misconception is that when an alternative charge is listed that you can simply ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding and Failing to Identify Driver Not Guilty
Speeding in Scotland
Paisley Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case proceeded to trial on 19 February 2020 within Paisley Justice of the Peace Court. The complaint libelled two separate charges, namely speeding and an ..
  Reduced Sentence
Special Reasons in Perth
Driving Without Insurance
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client in this case found himself in a bit of a pickle when he was charged with driving without insurance. Needing to use his partners car whilst his was of ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving in Edinburgh
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
We were approached for assistance in this case a little later than would have been ideal. Upon receiving a court citation for a breach of section 2 of the Road ..
  Kept Licence
Driving Without Insurance Dumbarton JP Court
Driving Without Insurance
Dumbarton Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client deliberately drove his father's vehicle without insurance and without displaying 'L' plates. His mother was charged with causing and permitting him t ..