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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  Kept Licence
Stirling Careless Driving Charges Thrown Out By Court
New Drivers
Stirling Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of driving carelessly contrary to the Road Traffic Act 1988 section 3. The circumstances were that he was a new driver and a car suddenly ..
  Kept Licence
Glasgow Speeding Charge 78mph Crown Adjournment Refused
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of speeding at 78mph in a 50mph limit on the M74 at Glasgow. He was offered a fixed penalty at the roadside for 3 points and a 100 fine. ..
  Reduced Sentence
Dunoon Sheriff Court Drink Driving Offence
Drink / Drug Driving
Dunoon Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was on a weekend break to Dunoon and having had an evening meal with a glass of wine was heading back to her hotel when she took a wrong turn and ent ..
  Kept Licence
Careless Driving Edinburgh Road A702 Lanark
Careless Driving
Lanark Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with careless driving contrary to the Road Traffic Act 1988, section 3 (as amended). If you were to look up the word 'accident' in the d ..
  Reduced Sentence
153mph Client Avoids Prison
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with dangerous driving contrary to section 2 of the Road Traffic Act 1988. He was accused of travelling at 153mph (or 2.6 miles per minu ..
  Kept Licence
No Licence And No Insurance Penalty Found Not Guilty
Driving Without Insurance
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was a provisional licence holder whose licence was endorsed with 3 penalty points for speeding. Once he passed his test he got a further 3 penalty po ..