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
Edinburgh Careless Driving Charge Dropped
Careless Driving
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of driving carelessly by speeding, entering a bus lane, and colliding with a scooter causing injury to its rider. Our investigations rev ..
  Kept Licence
Inverness Traffic Lawyer Dangerous Driving
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had originally been charged with dangerous driving involving speeds of up to 114mph on the A95 between Aviemore and Grantown. The suggestion was that ..
  Kept Licence
Perth Lower Speed Reluctantly Accepted By Crown
Speeding in Scotland
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with travelling at 83mph in a 40mph temporary speed limit. We spotted a technical line of defence and approached the Procurator Fiscal to ..
  Kept Licence
Hamilton Dangerous Driving Found Not Guilty After Trial
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Hamilton Sheriff and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with dangerous driving having been detected speeding at 45-50mph within a 30mph limit on Airbles Road near Motherwell. The police took th ..
  Reduced Sentence
Failure To Provide, Dangerous Driving, Attempt To Pervert Edinburgh
Drink / Drug Driving
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was spotted by police ignoring a 'No Entry' sign and driving with a burst tyre. When stopped he smelled strongly of alcohol and described himself in ..
  Kept Licence
Sleeping Not Sleeping Not Dangerous 7 Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
If a driver falls asleep at the wheel is their driving automatically dangerous? Are they driving at all? This is one of the most complex and controversial areas ..