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
Drunk In Charge Case Thrown Out By Sheriff
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case involved an exceptionally high breath-alcohol reading of 103 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breath. The Crown sought an adjournment of ..
  Kept Licence
Careless Driving Charge Deserted On Technical Grounds
Careless Driving
Selkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This was a minor allegation of careless driving in Melrose where it was alleged that our client had reversed at speed and blocked oncoming traffic. The prosecut ..
  Kept Licence
109mph VASCAR Case
Speeding in Scotland
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with speeding at 109mph on the M90 near to Gairneybridge, Perth. We were able to identify a potential evidential issue for the Crown and ..
  Kept Licence
98mph In 50mph Not Guilty
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case involved an allegation of driving at 98mph within a 50mph zone on the M77 Motorway at Nitshill Road, Glasgow. Our client faced a lengthy disqualificat ..
  Kept Licence
Not Guilty Of Dangerous Driving On A82 Dumbarton
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Dumbarton Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with dangerous driving by driving at excessive speeds, overtaking when unsafe to do so by crossing a solid white line and continuing to d ..
  Kept Licence
The Long Arm Of The Law
Mobile Phones / Construction & Use
Greenock Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with using his mobile phone to text whilst driving. The police officer was adamant that from a distance of around 10 feet with nothing to ..