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.

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  Kept Licence
117mph/60mph Dangerous Driving Found NOT GUILTY
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Aberdeen Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our Mr Simpson conducted a trial on behalf of a motorcyclist accused of driving dangerously on the A96 by travelling at an astonishing 117mph in a 60mph limit.D ..
  Kept Licence
18 Months Later Case Dropped At Trial
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of reversing into a vehicle and driving off. He was charged with failing to stop and report an accident and failing to report the inciden ..
  Reduced Sentence
Inverness Failure To Provide Urine Sample Minimum Penalty
Drink / Drug Driving
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of dangerous driving, attempt to pervert the course of justice, and failing to provide a specimen of urine. We were instructed to try an ..
  Kept Licence
Selkirk JP Court Three Offences No Points
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Selkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with careless driving (3-9 points or a ban), failing to identify the driver (6 points or a ban) and failing to stop when requested by the ..
  Reduced Sentence
Tain 110MPH Dangerous Driving Reduced To Careless
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Tain Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was in a bit of a pickle. She had been detected travelling at 110/60 and was charged with dangerous driving, contrary to section 2 of the Road Traffi ..
  Kept Licence
Edinburgh Failing To Stop And Report
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This matter proceeded to trial at Edinburgh Justice of the Peace Court on 13 August 2021 and was dealt with by our Mr Lyon. The charges involved an allegation ..