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 By Performing An Unsafe Overtaking Manoeuvre
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Selkirk Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case involved Police in an unmarked car having to take evasive action to avoid a head-on collision. Following protracted negotiations with the Crown, a ple ..
  Kept Licence
A832 New Driver Escapes Ban
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was a new driver and subject to the 6 point limitation when accused of travelling at 107mph in a 60mph limit on the A832. We managed to persuade the ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving On The A832 At 113mph
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was already on 6 points for speeding when he was charged with dangerous driving on A832 by travelling at 113mph in 60mph limit in his Ferrari. He was ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding On A9
Speeding in Scotland
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with travelling at 60mph in an 85mph limit (not a typo). We recognised and successfully argued that this represented a fundamental nullit ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving Reduced To Careless Driving
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with dangerous driving on the A832 by travelling at 107mph in 60mph limit. We persuaded the Fiscal to drop the charge to one of careless ..
  Kept Licence
Dangerous Driving On A9 Deserted By Prosecutor
Dangerous Driving Scotland
Inverness Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with dangerous driving on A9 by failing to keep proper control of his motorcycle, entering the opposing carriageway and causing another v ..