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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Drink Driving Lawyer Inverness Sheriff Court Minimum Penalty
Drink / Drug Driving
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with a number of offences the most serious of which was a contravention of the Road Traffic Act 1988, Section 5(1)(a), commonly known as ..
  Kept Licence
Failure to Stop Case Dropped No Criminal Record
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was a very respectable lady who had, unbeknownst to her, clipped the wing mirror of a parked car causing damage to it. The police tracked her down a ..
  Kept Licence
Jury Dangerous Driving Results In 4 Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Livingston Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of falling asleep and ploughing into a worker at an area of roadworks following a night-shift. We were instructed in this case and appear ..
  Kept Licence
Dumfries Dangerous Driving High Speed
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
A fairly typical prosecution within the Dumfries jurisdiction involving an allegation of dangerous driving based on an excess of speed. The incident occurred ..
  Kept Licence
Glasgow Dangerous Driving Charge Becomes Careless 6 Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of dangerous driving involving speeding, tailgating, undertaking over the course of 3 miles, blissfully unaware that he was being hotly p ..
  Kept Licence
Causing Serious Injury By Dangerous Driving Edinburgh
Serious Injury & Fatality Cases
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of causing serious injury by dangerous driving contrary to section 1A of the Road Traffic Act 1988. This is a serious offence that carrie ..