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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
Not Guilty Of Dangerous Driving On A82 Dumbarton
Dangerous Driving
Dumbarton Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with dangerous driving by driving at excessive speeds, overtaking when unsafe to do so by crossing a solid white line and continuing to d ..
  Kept Licence
The Long Arm Of The Law
Mobile Phones / Construction & Use
Greenock Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with using his mobile phone to text whilst driving. The police officer was adamant that from a distance of around 10 feet with nothing to ..
  Kept Licence
Special Reasons Upheld No Points
Driving Without Insurance
Paisley Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was stopped by Police on the M8 motorway eastbound following a minor speeding issue. The PNC check confirmed that the vehicle was uninsured. Our clie ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding On The Kessock Bridge
Speeding in Scotland
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was on 9 penalty points and was facing a minimum 6 month ban under the totting-up provisions. We identified a speeding loophole and the Prosecutor re ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding at 105mph Over 4 Miles
Speeding in Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case involved an average speed of 105mph over a distance of four miles. We were able to agree an amended narration with the Crown and successfully persuade ..
  Kept Licence
Not Guilty After Trial Of Speeding On White Cart Viaduct
Speeding in Scotland
Paisley Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with speeding at 70mph on the White Cart Viaduct at a time when the speed limit had been reduced to 40mph due to temporary roadworks. The ..