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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Average Speed Cameras A90 Forfar
Speeding in Scotland
Forfar Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was on 9 penalty points when he received a fixed penalty notice for a speeding (at 80mph) on the A90 near to Forfar. Unable to accept further penalty ..
  Kept Licence
Philip Gormley Section 172 Speeding Notice of Intended Prosecution
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client required in terms of section 172 of the Road Traffic Act 1988 to identify the driver of his vehicle on a particular date in relation to an allegation ..
  Kept Licence
Forfar Snow Plough Dangerous Driving
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Forfar Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was returning from a stint off-shore during a period of exceptionally poor weather. He had driven slowly and without incident for a number of miles a ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding Glasgow Crown Adjournment Refused
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was alleged to have been travelling at 50mph in a 30mph limit contrary to sections 81 and 89 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984. With penalty po ..
  Kept Licence
Special Reasons No Insurance Admonished
Driving Without Insurance
Aberdeen Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
The case was heard at Aberdeen Justice of the Peace Court on 7 February 2019. Our client faced criminal proceedings for driving without insurance and sought to ..
  Kept Licence
Speed Cameras A9 Inverness Client Keeps Licence
Speeding in Scotland
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client had pled guilty to what he thought was a simple charge of speeding on the A9, Kessock Bridge, Inverness (contrary to sections 84 and 89 of the Road T ..