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
Special Reasons Upheld No Points
Driving Without Insurance
Paisley Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was stopped by Police on the M8 motorway eastbound following a minor speeding issue. The PNC check confirmed that the vehicle was uninsured. Our clie ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding On The Kessock Bridge
Speeding in Scotland
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was on 9 penalty points and was facing a minimum 6 month ban under the totting-up provisions. We identified a speeding loophole and the Prosecutor re ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding at 105mph Over 4 Miles
Speeding in Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case involved an average speed of 105mph over a distance of four miles. We were able to agree an amended narration with the Crown and successfully persuade ..
  Kept Licence
Not Guilty After Trial Of Speeding On White Cart Viaduct
Speeding in Scotland
Paisley Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with speeding at 70mph on the White Cart Viaduct at a time when the speed limit had been reduced to 40mph due to temporary roadworks. The ..
  Kept Licence
Found Not Guilty Of Careless Driving & Failing To Identify
Careless Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with careless driving by colliding with another motor on the Clyde Tunnel Expressway in Glasgow. There was an additional charge of failin ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding On M80 Motorway Not Guilty
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with speeding at 84.07mph within a 50mph limit. The Crown sought an adjournment of the trial due to a lack of preparation which was refus ..