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Herman Schilperoort (13 may 1957, Netherlands) studied law at the University in Utrecht in the Netherlands. During his studies he worked as u volunteer in a Law Shop, runned by students. After finishing his studies in 1981 he worked as a public lawyer at one of the 19 Legal Aid Councils.

In 1993 five regional Legal Aid Boards were founded in the Netherlands. He then became a member of the managementeam of the Legal Aid Board in Amsterdam. In Februari 2009 the five regional Boards in the Netherlands were merged into one national Legal Aid Board with five regional offices and one central office in Utrecht. From then on he works as head of the central Staff department and member / secretary of the Management Board.