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. Make your own judgement by browsing our unparalleled wealth of experience gained from exclusively defending road traffic cases in every jurisdiction in Scotland. Some of our more high profile cases can be found in the Press & Media section.

Please use the menu below to view our Track Record in dealing with road traffic cases.

  Reduced Sentence
Airdrie Sheriff Court Dangerous Driving Charge Minimum Penalty
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Airdrie Sheriff Court
Our client was accused of travelling at 83mph in a 40mph limit on the A73 and charged with dangerous driving. We looked at every aspect of the evidence in order ..
  Reduced Sentence
Dangerous Driving From Dumbarton To Glasgow
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dumbarton Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of a fairly lengthy incident of dangerous driving which he denied. There was a front seat passenger and it appeared that his driving was ..
  Kept Licence
Dumfries Licence Saved 109mph M74
Speeding in Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was detected speeding at 109mph by means of a VASCAR check captured on video. At this speed we had advised that a disqualification was almost guarant ..
  Kept Licence
Serious Careless Driving Charge 4 Penalty Points £320 Fine
Careless Driving
Airdrie Justice Of The Peace Court
Our client was facing a potentially serious contravention of section 3 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 (careless driving). He collided with a parked car and wrote ..
  Reduced Sentence
Stranraer Drink Driving Ferry
Drink / Drug Driving
Stranraer Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had a few too many libations on the Larne ferry and took a risk driving off the ferry. The police had been tipped the wink by ferry staff and were l ..
  Reduced Sentence
2nd Drink Driving 110ug/22ug Careless Driving Minimum Ban
Drink / Drug Driving
Livingston Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had a couple of drinks at a work party and drove home in the dark forgetting to put his headlights on. Police were contacted by another motorist. Up ..