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.

  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Reduced To Careless Livingston
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Livingston Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of driving dangerously by: speeding and overtaking stationary vehicles at red traffic lights and entering the junction when it was unsafe ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Section 2 Elgin Sheriff Court
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Elgin Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our Mr Simpson appeared on behalf of three separate clients at Elgin Sheriff Court on 11th April 2022. Each had faced charges of dangerous driving, contrary to ..
  Licence Restored
Driving Licence Restored In Forfar
Removal Of Disqualification
Forfar Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
The Road Traffic Offenders Act permits a person disqualified from driving to apply to the court to seek the early recall of the ban, subject to certain time lim ..
  Kept Licence
Edinburgh Dangerous Driving 3 Penalty Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was originally facing a minimum 12 month ban having been accused ofdangerous driving. The allegation in short was that he had failed to give way to a ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding Charge Aberdeen Dropped
Speeding in Scotland
Aberdeen Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of speeding at 32mph in a 20mph limit. He was already on 9 penalty points and required to vigorously defend this charge or face losing h ..
  Kept Licence
Drink-Driving Charge Dropped In Airdrie
Drink / Drug Driving
Airdrie Sheriff Court
This matter concluded at Airdrie Sheriff Court on 31 March 2022. Our client had been charged with a drink driving offence and we were instructed to review the ..