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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
61mph in a 50mph Limit Subject To Totting-Up
Speeding in Scotland
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
9 live points and therefore subject to six month totting up ban if convicted. Case treated as not called by the Crown (effectively an acceptance that with us on ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding At 83mph in a 70mph Limit Whilst On 9 Points
Speeding in Scotland
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
9 live points and therefore subject to totting-up provisions. Not guilty accepted by the Crown due to technical issue with the evidence. ..
  Kept Licence
Failing To Stop & Report Following Accident
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
9 live points on licence and charges carry 5-10 points with power of discretionary disqualification. Found not guilty in relation to both charges after trial. ..
  Kept Licence
Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 94mph In 60mph Limit
Speeding in Scotland
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our task was made a little harder by the presence of 10 live points. Nevertheless thecase was deserted simpliciter and client acquitted due to technical issue. ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding And Subject To Totting-Up Provisions
Speeding in Scotland
Selkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Found not guilty after trial on technical grounds client therefore retained licence and did not even have to seek recourse to exceptional hardship provisions. ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding In A Van On The A9
Speeding in Scotland
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was on 11 points and received a Citation for speeding. Prior to contacting our office he had already pleaded guilty to the charge by letter and the C ..