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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
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 ..
  Reduced Sentence
Restricted Road High Speed Low Sentence
Speeding in Scotland
Lanark Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
A charge of travelling at 57mph in a restricted road subject to a 30mph limit brought our client the real prospect of a disqualification, or at the very least a ..
  Reduced Sentence
Short Term Ban Avoids Totting Up Disqualification
Speeding in Scotland
Dundee Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client wished to plead guilty to a charge of speeding at 28mph in a limit temporarily reduced to 20mph. With 9 penalty points already on his driving licence ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving, Failing To Stop For Police
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Hamilton Sheriff and Justice of the Peace Court
A case where our client was alleged to have driven dangerously in Motherwell by travelling at excessive speed, undertaking a lorry and driving on the wrong side ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding Loophole Glasgow
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Having been caught been driving at 55mph in a 30mph limit our client was anxious about an outright ban or a totting-up disqualification as he already had a sign ..