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
High Speed Perth Driver Keeps Licence
Speeding in Scotland
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was clocked at 66mph in a 40mph limit and in Perth this level of speed (more than 50% over the speed limit) can often result in a discretionary ban. ..
  Kept Licence
Paisley JP Court Best Available Outcome
Careless Driving
Paisley Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with careless driving, failing to stop after an accident and driving a vehicle without a valid MOT. The crux of the case was that our cl ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Not Guilty 103mph Overtake Wet Road
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dunoon Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was clocked at 103mph overtaking a number of vehicles on the A83 close to its junction with the A815. It was raining and the road surface was wet. Th ..
  Kept Licence
Police Officer Keeps Licence Speeding 108mph
Speeding in Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was a serving Police Officer and was clocked at 108mph on the A74(M) near Beattock. The incident was captured by a camera placed on an overbridge and ..
  Reduced Sentence
3 Driving Cases Dealt With At Dumfries Client Outcomes Achieved
Speeding in Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
We were instructed in a number of cases in Dumfries Justice of the Peace Court on Tuesday 22nd October 2019 by a variety of different clients with an assortment ..
  Kept Licence
114mph, Undertaking, Tailgating Not Guilty Dangerous Driving
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Paisley Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of travelling at 114mph in a 70mph limit, tailgating and then undertaking another vehicle. The police were travelling behind him and act ..