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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. Please make your own judgement by browsing our unparalleled wealth of experience gained from a decade devoted to exclusively defending road traffic cases.

This is an arduous process so please bear with us whilst we fill up the database with details of our past cases.

In the meantime, please use the drop down menu to browse some examples of each type of offence that we have dealt with over the years.

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  Kept Licence
Section 5 Road Traffic Act Drunk In Charge Not Guilty
Drink / Drug Driving
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Credibility is the absolute key to success in the effective presentation of a defence to a charge of being drunk-in-charge of a vehicle contrary to section 5(1) ..
  Kept Licence
Acquitted Of Careless Driving In Paisley JPC
Careless Driving
Paisley Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
The case went to trial in Paisley Justice of the Peace Court on 11 April 2018 and involved an allegation that the accused drove his vehicle without due care and ..
  Kept Licence
Mobile Phone Offence Glasgow Not Guilty Plea Accepted
Mobile Phones / Construction & Use
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Mobile phone offences in Scotland now carrry 6 penalty points and a fine of up to 1,000. This case was slightly unusual as it was to the best of our knowledge t ..
  Kept Licence
Time Bar Plea Upheld For Careless Driving Charge In Stranraer
Careless Driving
Stranraer Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
This case concluded on 3 April 2018 and involved a potentially serious allegation of careless driving. Our client was charged with driving at excessive speeds o ..
  Kept Licence
Careless Driving And Failing To Stop And Report Admonished
Careless Driving
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
Our client was charged with careless driving by failing to keep proper control of his vehicle and colliding with a wall as a consequence. The accident occurred ..
  Kept Licence
Speeding Dumfries - A Tale of Two Clients
Speeding in Scotland
Dumfries Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court
The following speeding cases were both dealt with by our Mr Simpson at Dumfries Justice of the Peace Court on 27th March 2018. It may be of interest to read wha ..