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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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  Reduced Sentence
82mph In 50mph Limit Low End Endorsement
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
If a client instructs a plea of guilty then our job is restricted to mitigating the penalty as much as possible. This case involved a speed of 82mph on the M77 ..
  Kept Licence
Not Guilty Speeding
Speeding in Scotland
Ayr Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
You will read about a lot of these cases on our website. Our client was charged with exceeding the speed limit and elected to challenge the case due to the numb ..
  Kept Licence
Driving Whilst Not Using A Mobile Phone
Mobile Phones / Construction & Use
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client strenuously denied the allegation of driving whilst using his mobile phone. It would appear that the police had been unduly influenced by their disco ..
  Kept Licence
A Narrow Escape
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Having crashed his car on a country road, injuring his friend and passenger, our client was subsequently prosecuted for dangerous driving and risked at least 12 ..
  Reduced Sentence
Twice The Limit Half The Sentence
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
A client caught driving whilst twice the prescribed breath alcohol limit. The Court can often take a dim view of such offences, especially with the schedule of ..
  Kept Licence
High Speed Low Penalty
Speeding in Scotland
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This individual was caught travelling at 105mph on a dual carriageway section of the A9 north of Perth. In any jurisdiction, such an excess of speed would pose ..