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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
105mph On M74 Dumfries
Speeding in Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Speeds of 105mph on the A74(M) would normally attract a period of disqualification however we were able to persuade the court in this instance that the matter c ..
  Kept Licence
Driving At Twice The Speed Limit & Evading Police Capture
Careless Driving
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case involved speeds of twice the applicable limit together with the allegation that our client deliberately failed to stop for a marked Police vehicle on ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding At Coatbridge JP Court
Speeding in Scotland
Coatbridge Justice of the Peace Court
A client with 9 penalty points on his driving licence and a fresh speeding allegation being heard at Coatbridge JP Court. A totting-up ban would have catastroph ..
  Reduced Sentence
Dangerous Driving 123mph In A 40mph Limit
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Airdrie Sheriff Court
Our aim in dealing with this dangerous driving charge was, quite simply, to try to prevent our client from receiving a custodial sentence. It was alleged that h ..
  Kept Licence
Drunk In Charge Ban Avoided
Drink / Drug Driving
Greenock Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
An offence under s.5(1)(b) Road Traffic Act 1988, namely being in charge of a vehicle whilst in excess of the prescribed breath alcohol limit. These charges usu ..
  Reduced Sentence
Careless Driving With Injury
Careless Driving
Dunfermline Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client accepted that she was guilty of careless driving, having collided with another vehicle, but the charge also contained reference to injury sustained b ..