Any amount not in dispute
General guidance is given in the Practice Direction to Part 26 as to how the court will decide whether an amount is in dispute between the parties. The general principles the court will take into account are stated as follows: • any amount for which the defendant does not admit liability is in dispute; • any sum in respect of an item forming part of the claim for which
judgment has been entered (for example, summary judgment) is not in dispute;
• any specific sum claimed as a distinct item and which the defendant admits he is liable to pay is not in dispute;
• any sum offered by the defendant which has been accepted by the claimant in satisfaction of any item which forms a distinct part of the claim is not in dispute (PD 26, para 7.4).