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. Make your own judgement by browsing our unparalleled wealth of experience gained from exclusively defending road traffic cases in every jurisdiction in Scotland. Some of our more high profile cases can be found in the Press & Media section.

Please use the menu below to view our Track Record in dealing with road traffic cases.

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  Reduced Sentence
Dangerous Driving Dropped At Glasgow Sheriff Court
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of drink-driving (which he fully accepted) and dangerous driving (which he did not). The case began in May 2020 and finally came to a co ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Edinburgh Charge Dropped
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of driving dangerously by swerving onto the pavement and causing three pedestrians to take evasive action. Our client flatly denied that ..
  Kept Licence
Two Different Clients Two Licences Saved In One Morning
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
On 6th September 2021, our Mr Simpson appeared at Glasgow Sheriff Court for two clients. Client one was accused of failing to provide consent for a sample of b ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding, No MOT, No Insurance
Driving Without Insurance
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was faced with a trio of charges: speeding, no MOT and no insurance. The gist of the story was that he had encountered a problem with his own van an ..
  Reduced Sentence
Cannabis Drug Driving 4.5 Times Limit Minimum Ban
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was involved in a road traffic collision (which was not his fault). He was breathalysed and passed and thereafter was swabbed for drugs. He tested po ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Stranraer Reduced To Careless 3 Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Stranraer Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of dangerous driving by travelling at 73mph in a 50mph limit, contravening double white lines, overtaking when unsafe to do so approachin ..