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
Short Term Ban in Dumfries
Speeding in Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case is a perfect illustration of the benefit to be derived from employing a road traffic specialist to tender a plea in mitigation on your behalf. The ac ..
  Kept Licence
Not Careless Driving
Careless Driving
Stranraer Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This was a rather unusual case, in that the Crown alleged our client had ridden his motorcycle carelessly by travelling at a speed unsuitable for the road, fail ..
  Reduced Sentence
High Reading Drink Driving
Drink / Drug Driving
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Having crashed her car on a late night journey home from work, our client in this case was charged with driving her car whilst the proportion of alcohol in her ..
  Reduced Sentence
Drink Driving in Tain
Drink / Drug Driving
Tain Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
We were tasked by our client in this case to limit the impact of a number of charges faced at Tain Sheriff Court. They emanated from a mercy dash home to a wife ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding Offence in Dunfermline
Speeding in Scotland
Dunfermline Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
When an accused person approaches us for representation in a case where they are subject to a totting-up ban (usually when they already have 9 penalty points on ..
  Reduced Sentence
Speeding Offence in Wick
Speeding in Scotland
Wick Sheriff Court
Like most road traffic charges, speeding affords the judge a range of penalties to allow the disposal of a case to reflect the severity of the offence. Here, it ..