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
Red Light Spells Not Guilty
Traffic Signs
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case involved a former client whom we had successfully defended a number of years earlier. He did not forget us when trouble once again darkened his door; ..
  Kept Licence
Multiple Allegations of Speeding
Speeding in Scotland
Forfar Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
On this occasion our client presented us with a tricky set of circumstances. Some early summer jaunts up the A90 to Aberdeen on business had led him to fall fou ..
  Reduced Sentence
Not a Dangerous Driver
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Frighteningly, it is not uncommon to have a scenario whereby everybody can assess a case as being eloquent of careless driving, apart from the prosecution who i ..
  Reduced Sentence
Motorcyclist Driving Dangerously?
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Unlike England, there are no sentencing guidelines in Scotland. It is, ultimately, the prerogative of the Sheriff or Justice of the Peace to determine how an of ..
  Kept Licence
Licence Saved at Fort William
Speeding in Scotland
Fort William Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
The accused in this particular case had the unenviable honour of experiencing his first brush with a criminal court following an uninterrupted 45 year driving c ..
  Kept Licence
No Further Proceedings in Paisley
Speeding in Scotland
Paisley Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case presented us with a straightforward problem but which carried with it a rather more complicated solution. What it does demonstrate is the value gained ..