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
Not Guilty After Trial Alleged Drink Driver Edinburgh
Drink / Drug Driving
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with driving with a breath alcohol reading of 80 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The limit at that time was 35 micr ..
  Kept Licence
Not Guilty After Trial Careless Driving Involving Injury
Careless Driving
Dunoon Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with careless driving by crossing on to the opposing carriageway and colliding with oncoming motor vehicles causing damage to both vehicl ..
  Kept Licence
Not Guilty Dangerous Driving Airdrie
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Airdrie Sheriff Court
Our client had been charged with dangerous driving involving excessive speeds on the M80. We had always taken the view that the speeds involved in this particul ..
  Kept Licence
Exceptional Hardship Success at Dumfries
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client elected to plead guilty to the original speeding charge and employed our firm to present an exceptional hardship submission on his behalf. The case f ..
  Kept Licence
39mph In Excess Of Speed Limit Attracts 4 Points
Speeding in Scotland
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Another case where the speed initially libelled would take the accused into disqualification territory. The plea which was negotiated with the Crown resulted in ..
  Kept Licence
38mph In Excess of Speed Limit Minimum Endorsement
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
The speed libelled in this case was 88mph in a 50mph limit and would normally attract a period of disqualification. Having negotiated a suitable reduction in th ..