He graduated from the University of Tehran with an LLM in Public International Law. He specifically focused on Sports Law in his postgraduate studies which led to a dissertation on international dispute resolution in sport. Arsalan is a former member of the Players' Status Committee at The Iran Football Federation for two years within which he dealt with about 800 cases in various areas of Football Law and participated in the decision making panel of about 400 cases. He has provided legal advice to outstanding football clubs in the premier league of Iran and has represented them in FIFA DRC and CAS. Moreover, he regularly writes notes and articles on Sports Law related topics. He is fluent in English and Persian.