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
Failure To Report Accident £13K Damage 6 Points Edinburgh
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of failing to leave his details and failing to report an accident following a collision with a parked car at Edinburgh Airport. This cas ..
  Kept Licence
Exceptional Hardship Saves Driving Licence Dumfries
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case called in Dumfries Justice of the Peace Court on 27 November 2019. Having entered a plea of guilty to a charge of speeding, the spectre of a totting-u ..
  Kept Licence
Mobile Phone Trial Glasgow JP Court Not Guilty Plea Accepted
Mobile Phones / Construction & Use
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was stationary in traffic with her handbrake on. Her daughter was in the back seat and ask her mum if she could play with her mum's phone. Our client ..
  Kept Licence
Section 170 Road Traffic Act 1988 Not Guilty
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of colliding with a vehicle and thereafter refusing to provide his details to the other driver. The incident simply did not happen. Ther ..
  Kept Licence
Aberdeen Speeding Marykirk Not Guilty Plea Accepted
Speeding in Scotland
Aberdeen Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was facing a 5th charge of speeding (seehttps://www.theroadtrafficlawyer.com/cases/speeding-case-glasgow-jp-court-not-guilty-again) and instructed us ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding 106mph Dumfries Licence Saved
Speeding in Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was a chef who relied upon his driving licence owing to his mostly unsociable hours. He was hurrying to fulfil a family commitment and accelerated a ..