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Home Super & retirement Super Changing jobs

Changing jobs

Your career might change, but our commitment to your future won't. You can stay with us even if you work outside the legal profession. Here's what you need to know about your super when your work life changes.

Take your super with you

Starting a new job involves a lot of change. A new workplace, colleagues and new challenges. Your new employer will ask you for personal details, like your bank account and Tax File Number, as well as your super details.  

If you don't provide them with your own super details, they'll set you up with their default fund. It's good to know your options, do your research and ensure your retirement money is headed in the right direction. 

If you want your new employer to add your super to your existing legalsuper account, complete the following forms and hand them to your new employer. These have all the information your employer will need to start making contributions. 

Standard Choice (357.42 KB) Choice of Fund form and Letter of Compliance (97.3 KB)

Important numbers

Here  are some need-to-know numbers which your new employer might ask for: 

Fund name: legalsuper
Fund ABN: 60 346 078 879
Fund address: legalsuper, locked bag 5081, Parramatta, NSW 2124
Fund phone: 1800 060 312
Unique Superannuation Identifier (USI): LIS0100AU 

Job change check-list

  1. Check your account details.
    Update your contact details and make sure we can keep in touch with you
  2. Review your insurance
    If your income has changed, it might be a good time to make sure you're adequately insured
  3. Investigate your new EBA or contract
    Know what to expect. How much super does your employer pay? Would you get super over maternity leave? Are there salary packaging opportunities?
  4. Check on your contributions
    After the first month of employment, check that your previous employer has paid your final contributions, and that your new employer is making payments to your elected account.
  5. Consider salary sacrifice
    Salary sacrifice is an arrangement between you and your employer to redirect some of your before-tax salary to your super account. A salary sacrifice arrangement can reduce the tax you pay and boost your retirement savings. Read more

Becoming self-employed

You may be able to make personal contributions to your existing legalsuper account.
Find out about super for the self-employed