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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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  Reduced Sentence
Penalty Points 42mph In 20mph Limit
Speeding in Scotland
Elgin Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client accepted driving at 42mph in a 20mph limit, his speed having been detected by a Unipar SL700 device. We managed to persuade the Court to deal with th ..
  Kept Licence
Mobile Phone Whilst Driving Glasgow
Mobile Phones / Construction & Use
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
At St Georges Road, Glasgow the police thought that they had observed our client using a handheld device, namely a mobile telephone. We investigated the case an ..
  Kept Licence
Drink Driving, Glasgow
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
On Pollokshaws Road, Glasgow our client was accused over driving carelessly whilst 4 times over the drink-driving limit (when the limit was 35 microgrammes). Sh ..
  Kept Licence
Careless Driving Case Dropped
Careless Driving
Coatbridge Justice of the Peace Court
A taxi driver obviously needs a driving licence and our client was at serious risk of disqualification owing to the number of penalty points already on his lice ..
  Kept Licence
3 Penalty Points For Dangerous Driving
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client - a doctor - was accused of driving dangerously by failing to give way at a junction and causing another vehicle to take evasive action in order to a ..
  Kept Licence
No Insurance Special Reasons Argument Successful
Driving Without Insurance
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Having negotiated a plea to driving without insurance whereby one of our clients' plea of not guilty was accepted, we successfully argued that in respect of the ..