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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  Reduced Sentence
Lost Weekend in Elgin
Drink / Drug Driving
Elgin Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Whilst not exactly Lloyd Cole, our client certainly caused a Commotion during a Lost Weekend in Moray. Enjoying a well-earned holiday in the north of Scotland, ..
  Kept Licence
Alleged Dangerous Driver, New Driver, Still a Driver
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client in this instance was a New Driver who had, more through inexperience than anything specifically objectionable about his manner of driving, been invol ..
  Kept Licence
Can You Speed In A Rolls Royce?
Speeding in Scotland
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case concluded on 10 February 2020. Our client did not accept speeding and advanced a perfectly credible position that he was merely cruising, at the speed ..
  Kept Licence
Stirling Dangerous Driving 112/60mph 5 Penalty Points
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Stirling Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was clocked on his motorcycle travelling at 112mph on the A85 where traffic is restricted to 60mph.The entire incident was captured on video and our ..
  Kept Licence
Paisley 80mph in 40mph Limit 6 Penalty Points
Speeding in Scotland
Paisley Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was detected speeding at 80mph in a 40mph limit. Our client sold cars for a living and desperately needed to hold on to his licence in order to retai ..
  Kept Licence
Drink Driving Charge Dropped Glasgow Sheriff Court
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was accused of driving whilst over the applicable limit with a breath alcohol reading of 72ug per 100ml. He faced other associated charges, however, ..