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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  Reduced Sentence
Perth Dangerous Driving 132mph
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client contacted us following significant media interest about the case: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-tayside-central-52530083 https://www.daily ..
  Kept Licence
Dunfermline Careless Driving Case Dropped
Careless Driving
Dunfermline Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of careless driving and only became aware of the case when she was contacted by the police to advise that there was a warrant outstanding ..
  Kept Licence
Dundee Road Traffic Lawyer Has Case Dropped
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Dundee Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was a very respectable lady accused of reversing her champagne coloured Range Rover into a white van in Dundee and making off. See:https://www.theroa ..
  Kept Licence
Two Speeding Offences at Dumfries
Speeding in Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
In this case we had to draw on our advocacy skills and proper understanding of the law to persuade a judge to dispose of two offences in a particular manner. Ou ..
  Kept Licence
Road Rage Tailgating Licence Saved In Elgin
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Elgin Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This matter was originally prosecuted as an alleged contravention of s.2 of the Road Traffic Act 1988, namely dangerous driving, at Elgin Sheriff Court. The or ..
  Kept Licence
Bad Driving Negotiated From Dangerous To Careless
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dunoon Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had been returning from working on Islay and was taking 'Haste Ye Back' somewhat too literally as he sped home towards East Dunbartonshire. The driv ..