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
Stirling 3 Charges Become 1
Careless Driving
Stirling Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with driving without a licence and insurance (both charges seemed fairly easy for the Crown to prove) and careless driving. We negotiate ..
  Reduced Sentence
Perth 112mph Results In 2 Month Ban
Speeding in Scotland
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
A returning client whom we had first represented in 2008 called to ask for our assistance. She had been detected travelling at a rather outrageous 112mph on th ..
  Kept Licence
Causing And Permitting Charge Dropped
Driving Without Insurance
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of causing and permitting a friend to use his van without there being a valid policy of insurance in place. He denied the offence which ..
  Kept Licence
Drug Driving Dumbarton 4 Penalty Points
Drink / Drug Driving
Dumbarton Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was pulled over for driving an overweight van. The police officers detected a strong smell of cannabis from inside the van and asked our client to su ..
  Kept Licence
Rare Medical Condition Exceptional Hardship
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was on 9 penalty points when he was detected travelling at 90mph in a 70mph limit. It was reported as careless driving and ultimately resulted in a p ..
  Kept Licence
Dumfries Exceptional Hardship Proof Courier
Totting Up / Exceptional Hardship
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client pleaded guilty to using a mobile phone whilst driving, an offence that carries 6 penalty points. The presence of 6 penalty points already on his driv ..