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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
Oban Dangerous Driving 110mph in 60mph Limit 5 points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Oban Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of travelling at 110mph in a 60mph limit. The police reported him for dangerous driving contrary to section 2 of the Road Traffic Act 198 ..
  Reduced Sentence
Intoximeter Coin in Mouth Minimum Sentence
Drink / Drug Driving
Aberdeen Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had been with a friend and (badly) misjudged how much alcohol he had consumed. He was travelling towards his BB a little too quickly and was pulled o ..
  Kept Licence
Exceptional Hardship Granted In Dumfries
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This was the third of three exceptional hardship proofs which we conducted in Dumfries Justice of the Peace Court on 13 June 2018, all of which were successfull ..
  Kept Licence
Exceptional Hardship Success For On Call Doctor
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This was the second of three exceptional hardship proofs which we conducted in Dumfries Justice of the Peace Court on 13 June 2018. Our client had entered a ple ..
  Kept Licence
Exceptional Hardship Submission Dumfries JP Court
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Another fairly classic case of exceptional hardship which was considered by Dumfries Justice of the Peace Court on 13 June 2018. Whilst each case turns on its o ..
  Kept Licence
Dumfries Section 2 Road Traffic Act 1988
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
In a rather bizarre case, our client had been travelling from Walsall with his family following a funeral and a wedding. He had embarked upon his journey around ..