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
New Driver Speeding Conviction
New Drivers
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client presented with a bit of a conundrum. She was a new driver with 3 points and had been clocked at 100mph on the A9. Ordinarily this would be a case wh ..
  Kept Licence
Head On Collision Careless Driving 6 Points
Careless Driving
Dunfermline Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was negotiating an s-bend when an item fell from his passenger seat onto the footwell. The sudden loud noise distracted his attention momentarily and ..
  Kept Licence
A90 Average Speed Camera Forfar Lawyer Not Guilty
Speeding in Scotland
Forfar Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was on 9 penalty points and thus subject to the 'totting-up' provisions. In June 2019 he was detected by an average speed camera system travelling at ..
  Reduced Sentence
Drink Driving 3 Times Limit Lowest Penalty
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was a respectable man who made an error of judgement and misjudged the level of alcohol in his system. He was pulled over by the police and found to ..
  Kept Licence
Wick Dangerous Driving Reduced To 3 Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Wick Sheriff Court
Our client was accused of driving dangerously by repeatedly overtaking vehicles when it was not safe to do so at speed and driving on the opposite side of the c ..
  Kept Licence
Fort William Careless Driving Case Dropped
Careless Driving
Fort William Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged (in 2019) with driving carelessly and colliding with a motorcyclist contrary to the Road Traffic Act 1988, Section 3 (as amended). We we ..