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.

  Kept Licence
95mph In 60 Limit on A83
Speeding in Scotland
Dunoon Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client instructed a plea to be negotiated with the Crown to a lower speed. The originally libelled speed was brought down considerably and the court was the ..
  Kept Licence
Not Guilty No Likelihood Defence Upheld
Drink / Drug Driving
Airdrie Sheriff Court
Our client was found to be in charge of a motor vehicle at the Westerwood Hotel in Cumbernauld. The Crown produced a forensic toxicology report which confirmed ..
  Kept Licence
Mobile Phone Case Crown Adjournment Refused
Mobile Phones / Construction & Use
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with using a mobile phone whilst driving. He already had 9 penalty points and worked as a taxi driver so this case was vitally important ..
  Kept Licence
Serious Dangerous Driving Allegation Licence Retained
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Stranraer Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
It was alleged that our client had committed an act of dangerous driving of some severity, namely that he had driven at speeds of up to 100mph in a 30mph limit ..
  Kept Licence
Plea To Competency Upheld Mobile Phone Case Deserted
Mobile Phones / Construction & Use
Ayr Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
A very simple case where the Crown had served papers outwith the appropriate statutory time limit. Having submitted a plea to the competency of the charge of th ..
  Kept Licence
Not Guilty No Insurance Glasgow
Driving Without Insurance
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had been charged with driving without insurance at North Canal Bank Street in Glasgow. Whilst the PNC check at the time revealed that there was no po ..