Facio Ut Des Law and Legal Definition

Facio ut des is a Latin term which means “I do so that you give.” This is a species of contract in the civil law which arises when a person agrees to perform anything for a price, either exclusively mentioned or left to the determination of the law to set a value to it. Here, a person agrees to do something for reward. The consideration in such a contract is also termed as facio ut des. For example, when a servant hires himself to his master for certain wages or an agreed sum of money.