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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
Speeding With Nine Live Points Not Guilty
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with exceeding the 30mph speed limit by driving at 50mph. The issue in this case was the number of live penalty points which meant a conv ..
  Kept Licence
Drink Driving Allegation Deserted
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Another case where the Crown motion to adjourn for further preparatory time was refused. In these circumstances, if the Crown makes no further motion, then the ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Glasgow
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of travelling at 75mph in a 30mph limit. Fortunately, he came to our office for assistance. Ordinarily, this would have resulted in a per ..
  Kept Licence
Not Guilty Of Failing To Stop & Report
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Sometimes the evidence in a case is just lacking and the Crown was persuaded in this case that there was insufficient evidence for a conviction. There was also ..
  Kept Licence
Speedometer Check Case Not Guilty
Speeding in Scotland
Aberdeen Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
It has long been accepted that the Police can use their speedometer as a means of assessing the speed of another vehicle. This was a rather unusual case on the ..
  Kept Licence
119mph Dangerous Driving Charge Not Guilty
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
A classic high speed case involving an allegation that our client was driving dangerously, namely at a speed of 119mph. The case was found not proven after tria ..