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
Dumfries Failure To Report Case Dropped
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was involved in a very minor accident. Not worthy of a criminal record. We spoke with a senior prosecutor regarding the demerits of this case. Follo ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Airdrie Sheriff Court Becomes 3 Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Airdrie Justice Of The Peace Court
Our client was effectively a victim of a particularly poor decision to prosecute him fordangerous driving. The crux of the matter was that he had been accused o ..
  Kept Licence
No Points Failure To Report An Accident
Failing to Stop / Failing to Report An Accident
Aberdeen Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was unaware of having been involved in an accident. Our Mr Simpson attended at Edinburgh Justice of the Peace Court on 15th September 2023 for the t ..
  Kept Licence
125mph City Bypass 50mph Limit Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused ofdangerous driving by travelling at a speed of 125mph on the A720 Edinburgh City Bypass, where the speed limit is 50mph. This can be equ ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Passengers On Roof
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was studying at Heriott Watt University when he decided to take three of his chums on a late night joyride through the Campus. Instead of being insid ..
  Kept Licence
Drink Driving Charge Discontinued Edinburgh Sheriff Court
Drink / Drug Driving
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client crashed into another vehicle and was arrested for drink-driving. He was found to be over the limit when a back-calculation was applied to the level o ..