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.

  Kept Licence
Mobile Phone in Kilmarnock
Mobile Phones / Construction & Use
Kilmarnock Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
In this case our client was accused of using a mobile phone whilst driving, in contravention of the Road Traffic Act 1988, s.41D(b). Such an offence carries a m ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving in Falkirk
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Falkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client in this case was charged with dangerous driving, a contravention of section 2 of the Road Traffic Act 1988, in that he moved between motorway lanes w ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding in Forfar - A Client's View
Speeding in Scotland
Forfar Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
"I have no hesitation in recommending Michael Lyon Solicitors Limited. Even though Ive had a clean licence for most of my life, I was really concerned after bei ..
  Kept Licence
Careless Driving, Licence Saved
Careless Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
A road traffic collision often now also results in the party held responsible by the police being subsequently prosecuted for careless driving. Effectively what ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving, Licence Saved
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
How do you define a successful conclusion to a case? In short, it really depends what our client wishes to achieve. For some, an outright denial of the conduct ..
  Kept Licence
Pleading Guilty to Speeding in Jedburgh
Speeding in Scotland
Jedburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Luckily we have access to a big dust pan and brush as our client in this case certainly gave us a bit of a mess to clean up. Having been caught by the police, u ..