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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
Minimum Penalty Drunk In Charge
Drink / Drug Driving
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client instructed an early plea of guilty in relation to this case and we were in a position to persuade the Sheriff to impose the minimum penalty prescribe ..
  Kept Licence
2 x Average Speed Camera Cases Deserted By Court
Speeding in Scotland
Hamilton Sheriff and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with two speeding offences (61mph and 68mph both in a 50mph limit) detected by two average speed cameras about 20 minutes apart. Our clie ..
  Kept Licence
42mph In 30mph Not Guilty
Speeding in Scotland
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case involved a minor speeding allegation which could have had major consequences for our client due to the totting-up provisions. Whilst we felt there was ..
  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 ..