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
Dangerous Driving Glasgow 6 Penalty Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of travelling at 110mph in a 60mph limit and 90mph in a 40mph limit through road works, contrary to the Road Traffic Act 1988, Section 2 ..
  Kept Licence
The Sleepy Baronet
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case attracted some press attention, presumably because our client is a Baronet: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/sleepy-baronet-caused-pile-up-after-hit ..
  Kept Licence
Drug Driving Charge Reduced To 'In Charge'
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was over the prescribed limit for Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannabinol (one of the active ingredients of cannabis) when his vehicle was struck by another mot ..
  Kept Licence
Edinburgh Drink Driving Case Dropped
Drink / Drug Driving
Edinburgh Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of, and indeed accepted, driving whilst over the prescribed breath alcohol limit contrary to the Road Traffic Act 1988, Section 5(1)(a). ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Hamilton 96/50
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Hamilton Sheriff and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of dangerous driving by travelling at 96mph in a 50mph limit and causing other vehicles to take evasive action in order to avoid a collis ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Airdrie Icy Road 108mph
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Airdrie Justice Of The Peace Court
Our client was accused of dangerous driving by speeding at 108mph in icy conditions and overtaking when unsafe to do so, contrary to the Road Traffic Act 1988, ..