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
Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 94mph In 60mph Limit
Speeding in Scotland
Perth Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our task was made a little harder by the presence of 10 live points. Nevertheless thecase was deserted simpliciter and client acquitted due to technical issue. ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding And Subject To Totting-Up Provisions
Speeding in Scotland
Selkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Found not guilty after trial on technical grounds client therefore retained licence and did not even have to seek recourse to exceptional hardship provisions. ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding In A Van On The A9
Speeding in Scotland
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was on 11 points and received a Citation for speeding. Prior to contacting our office he had already pleaded guilty to the charge by letter and the C ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving At Speeds In Excess Of 100mph
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Selkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with dangerous driving by travelling at speeds in excess of 100mph and performing overtaking manouevres when unsafe to do so. The applica ..
  Kept Licence
Drink driving No Case To Answer
Drink / Drug Driving
Selkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was stopped by two Police officers in the act of driving, breathalysed, and found to be in excess of the prescribed limit. A technical line of defenc ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving By Speeding Through Roundabout The Wrong Way
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Selkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
The case involved an allegation that our client had driven at excessive speeds and through a roundabout in an anti-clockwise direction. Following representation ..